1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1854th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 854th year of the 2nd millennium, the 54th year of the 19th century, and the 5th year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1854, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  – 1850s –  1860s  1870s  1880s
Years: 1851 1852 185318541855 1856 1857
1854 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1854
Ab urbe condita2607
Armenian calendar1303
Assyrian calendar6604
Bahá'í calendar10–11
Balinese saka calendar1775–1776
Bengali calendar1261
Berber calendar2804
British Regnal year17 Vict. 1 – 18 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2398
Burmese calendar1216
Byzantine calendar7362–7363
Chinese calendar癸丑(Water Ox)
4550 or 4490
    — to —
甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
4551 or 4491
Coptic calendar1570–1571
Discordian calendar3020
Ethiopian calendar1846–1847
Hebrew calendar5614–5615
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1910–1911
 - Shaka Samvat1775–1776
 - Kali Yuga4954–4955
Holocene calendar11854
Igbo calendar854–855
Iranian calendar1232–1233
Islamic calendar1270–1271
Japanese calendarKaei 7 / Ansei 1
Javanese calendar1782–1783
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4187
Minguo calendar58 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar386
Thai solar calendar2396–2397
Tibetan calendar阴水牛年
(female Water-Ox)
1980 or 1599 or 827
    — to —
(male Wood-Tiger)
1981 or 1600 or 828

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Births change

Henri Poincare

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Tolstoy during the Crimean War