1862 (MDCCCLXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1862nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 862nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 62nd year of the 19th century, and the 3rd year of the 1860s decade. As of the start of 1862, 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: 1830s  1840s  1850s  – 1860s –  1870s  1880s  1890s
Years: 1859 1860 186118621863 1864 1865
1862 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1862
Ab urbe condita2615
Armenian calendar1311
Assyrian calendar6612
Bahá'í calendar18–19
Balinese saka calendar1783–1784
Bengali calendar1269
Berber calendar2812
British Regnal year25 Vict. 1 – 26 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2406
Burmese calendar1224
Byzantine calendar7370–7371
Chinese calendar辛酉(Metal Rooster)
4558 or 4498
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
4559 or 4499
Coptic calendar1578–1579
Discordian calendar3028
Ethiopian calendar1854–1855
Hebrew calendar5622–5623
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1918–1919
 - Shaka Samvat1783–1784
 - Kali Yuga4962–4963
Holocene calendar11862
Igbo calendar862–863
Iranian calendar1240–1241
Islamic calendar1278–1279
Japanese calendarBunkyū 2
Javanese calendar1790–1791
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4195
Minguo calendar50 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar394
Thai solar calendar2404–2405
Tibetan calendar阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
1988 or 1607 or 835
    — to —
(male Water-Dog)
1989 or 1608 or 836

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