Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1870 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1870
MDCCCLXX
Ab urbe condita2623
Armenian calendar1319
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԹ
Assyrian calendar6620
Baháʼí calendar26–27
Balinese saka calendar1791–1792
Bengali calendar1277
Berber calendar2820
British Regnal year33 Vict. 1 – 34 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2414
Burmese calendar1232
Byzantine calendar7378–7379
Chinese calendar己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4566 or 4506
    — to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
4567 or 4507
Coptic calendar1586–1587
Discordian calendar3036
Ethiopian calendar1862–1863
Hebrew calendar5630–5631
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1926–1927
 - Shaka Samvat1791–1792
 - Kali Yuga4970–4971
Holocene calendar11870
Igbo calendar870–871
Iranian calendar1248–1249
Islamic calendar1286–1287
Japanese calendarMeiji 3
(明治3年)
Javanese calendar1798–1799
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4203
Minguo calendar42 before ROC
民前42年
Nanakshahi calendar402
Thai solar calendar2412–2413
Tibetan calendar阴土蛇年
(female Earth-Snake)
1996 or 1615 or 843
    — to —
阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
1997 or 1616 or 844
July 19: Start of the Franco-Prussian War

1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1870th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 870th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 19th century, and the 1st year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1870, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–June

Ernst Barlach
Gustav Bauer
Vladimir Lenin
Franz Lehár

July–December

Maria Montessori
Georges Claude

Deaths

January–June

Francisco Solano López
Charles Dickens

July–December

Aasmund Olavsson Vinje
Alexandre Dumas, père

References

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