1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1896th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 896th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 19th century, and the 7th year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1896, 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: 1860s  1870s  1880s  – 1890s –  1900s  1910s  1920s
Years: 1893 1894 189518961897 1898 1899
1896 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1896
Ab urbe condita2649
Armenian calendar1345
Assyrian calendar6646
Bahá'í calendar52–53
Balinese saka calendar1817–1818
Bengali calendar1303
Berber calendar2846
British Regnal year59 Vict. 1 – 60 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2440
Burmese calendar1258
Byzantine calendar7404–7405
Chinese calendar乙未(Wood Goat)
4592 or 4532
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4593 or 4533
Coptic calendar1612–1613
Discordian calendar3062
Ethiopian calendar1888–1889
Hebrew calendar5656–5657
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1952–1953
 - Shaka Samvat1817–1818
 - Kali Yuga4996–4997
Holocene calendar11896
Igbo calendar896–897
Iranian calendar1274–1275
Islamic calendar1313–1314
Japanese calendarMeiji 29
Javanese calendar1825–1826
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4229
Minguo calendar16 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar428
Thai solar calendar2438–2439
Tibetan calendar阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2022 or 1641 or 869
    — to —
(male Fire-Monkey)
2023 or 1642 or 870

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