Millennium: 2nd millennium
1851 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1851
Ab urbe condita2604
Armenian calendar1300
Assyrian calendar6601
Baháʼí calendar7–8
Balinese saka calendar1772–1773
Bengali calendar1258
Berber calendar2801
British Regnal year14 Vict. 1 – 15 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2395
Burmese calendar1213
Byzantine calendar7359–7360
Chinese calendar庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4547 or 4487
    — to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
4548 or 4488
Coptic calendar1567–1568
Discordian calendar3017
Ethiopian calendar1843–1844
Hebrew calendar5611–5612
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1907–1908
 - Shaka Samvat1772–1773
 - Kali Yuga4951–4952
Holocene calendar11851
Igbo calendar851–852
Iranian calendar1229–1230
Islamic calendar1267–1268
Japanese calendarKaei 4
Javanese calendar1779–1780
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4184
Minguo calendar61 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar383
Thai solar calendar2393–2394
Tibetan calendar阳金狗年
(male Iron-Dog)
1977 or 1596 or 824
    — to —
(female Iron-Pig)
1978 or 1597 or 825
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1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1851st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 851st year of the 2nd millennium, the 51st year of the 19th century, and the 2nd year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1851, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




May 15: Rama IV crowned.





Ella Giles Ruddy
Rose Coghlan, 1870s
Emile Berliner


Dora Montefiore

Date unknown



Mary Shelley
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi


Louis Daguerre
Karl Drais

Date unknown


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