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1816 (MDCCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1816th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 816th year of the 2nd millennium, the 16th year of the 19th century, and the 7th year of the 1810s decade. As of the start of 1816, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1816 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1816
MDCCCXVI
Ab urbe condita 2569
Armenian calendar 1265
ԹՎ ՌՄԿԵ
Assyrian calendar 6566
Balinese saka calendar 1737–1738
Bengali calendar 1223
Berber calendar 2766
British Regnal year 56 Geo. 3 – 57 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2360
Burmese calendar 1178
Byzantine calendar 7324–7325
Chinese calendar 乙亥(Wood Pig)
4512 or 4452
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4513 or 4453
Coptic calendar 1532–1533
Discordian calendar 2982
Ethiopian calendar 1808–1809
Hebrew calendar 5576–5577
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1872–1873
 - Shaka Samvat 1737–1738
 - Kali Yuga 4916–4917
Holocene calendar 11816
Igbo calendar 816–817
Iranian calendar 1194–1195
Islamic calendar 1231–1232
Japanese calendar Bunka 13
(文化13年)
Javanese calendar 1742–1744
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4149
Minguo calendar 96 before ROC
民前96年
Nanakshahi calendar 348
Thai solar calendar 2358–2359
Tibetan calendar 阴木猪年
(female Wood-Pig)
1942 or 1561 or 789
    — to —
阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
1943 or 1562 or 790

This year was known as the Year Without a Summer, because of low temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere, the result of the Mount Tambora volcanic eruption in Indonesia in 1815. The sulfur from this eruption reflected the sun's rays and caused severe global cooling, catastrophic in some locations.

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