1857 (MDCCCLVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1857th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 857th year of the 2nd millennium, the 57th year of the 19th century, and the 8th year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1857, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1857 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1857
MDCCCLVII
Ab urbe condita2610
Armenian calendar1306
ԹՎ ՌՅԶ
Assyrian calendar6607
Baháʼí calendar13–14
Balinese saka calendar1778–1779
Bengali calendar1264
Berber calendar2807
British Regnal year20 Vict. 1 – 21 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2401
Burmese calendar1219
Byzantine calendar7365–7366
Chinese calendar丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
4554 or 4347
    — to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4555 or 4348
Coptic calendar1573–1574
Discordian calendar3023
Ethiopian calendar1849–1850
Hebrew calendar5617–5618
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1913–1914
 - Shaka Samvat1778–1779
 - Kali Yuga4957–4958
Holocene calendar11857
Igbo calendar857–858
Iranian calendar1235–1236
Islamic calendar1273–1274
Japanese calendarAnsei 4
(安政4年)
Javanese calendar1785–1786
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4190
Minguo calendar55 before ROC
民前55年
Nanakshahi calendar389
Thai solar calendar2399–2400
Tibetan calendar阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
1983 or 1602 or 830
    — to —
阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
1984 or 1603 or 831
May 10: The Sepoy Mutiny breaks out.

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Otto von Below
 
Heinrich Hertz
 
Pope Pius XI
 
Annie Maria Barnes

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Dorothea Rhodes Lummis Moore

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Joseph Eichendorff

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