1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1876th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 876th year of the 2nd millennium, the 76th year of the 19th century, and the 7th year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1876, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1876 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1876
MDCCCLXXVI
Ab urbe condita2629
Armenian calendar1325
ԹՎ ՌՅԻԵ
Assyrian calendar6626
Baháʼí calendar32–33
Balinese saka calendar1797–1798
Bengali calendar1283
Berber calendar2826
British Regnal year39 Vict. 1 – 40 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2420
Burmese calendar1238
Byzantine calendar7384–7385
Chinese calendar乙亥年 (Wood Pig)
4573 or 4366
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4574 or 4367
Coptic calendar1592–1593
Discordian calendar3042
Ethiopian calendar1868–1869
Hebrew calendar5636–5637
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1932–1933
 - Shaka Samvat1797–1798
 - Kali Yuga4976–4977
Holocene calendar11876
Igbo calendar876–877
Iranian calendar1254–1255
Islamic calendar1292–1293
Japanese calendarMeiji 9
(明治9年)
Javanese calendar1804–1805
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4209
Minguo calendar36 before ROC
民前36年
Nanakshahi calendar408
Thai solar calendar2418–2419
Tibetan calendar阴木猪年
(female Wood-Pig)
2002 or 1621 or 849
    — to —
阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
2003 or 1622 or 850

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July – September edit

 
Punch cartoon from June 17. Russia preparing to let slip the "Dogs of War", its imminent engagement in the growing Balkan conflict between Slavic states and Turkey, while policeman John Bull (Britain) warns Russia to take care. The Slavic states of Serbia and Montenegro would declare war on Turkey two weeks later.

October–December edit

Date unknown edit

 
Carlo Pellegrini (caricaturist) by Edgar Degas, c. 1876 - Medium: Oil paint on paper mounted on board ; Dimensions: Frame: 800 × 515 × 85 mm support: 632 × 340 mm ; Collection: Tate.

Births edit

January–March edit

 
Konrad Adenauer
 
Otto Diels
 
Pope Pius XII

April–June edit

 
Erich Raeder
 
Oskar Fischer

July–September edit

 
Wilhelm Cuno
 
Alphaeus Philemon Cole
 
Mata Hari

October–December edit

 
Karl Leopold von Möller
 
Adolf Windaus

Date unknown edit

Deaths edit

January–June edit

 
General George Armstrong Custer
 
Antonio López de Santa Anna

July–December edit

 
Wild Bill Hickok

Date unknown edit

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