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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1780s  1790s  1800s  – 1810s –  1820s  1830s  1840s
Years: 1813 1814 181518161817 1818 1819
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Year 1816 (MDCCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). This year was known as The Year Without a Summer because of low global temperatures.

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July–December

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1816 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1816
MDCCCXVI
Ab urbe condita 2569
Armenian calendar 1265
ԹՎ ՌՄԿԵ
Bahá'í calendar -28 – -27
Bengali calendar 1223
Berber calendar 2766
Buddhist calendar 2360
Burmese calendar 1178
Byzantine calendar 7324 – 7325
Chinese calendar 乙亥年十二月初三日
(4452/4512-12-3)
— to —
丙子年十一月十三日
(4453/4513-11-13)
Coptic calendar 1532 – 1533
Ethiopian calendar 1808 – 1809
Hebrew calendar 5576 – 5577
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1871 – 1872
 - Shaka Samvat 1738 – 1739
 - Kali Yuga 4917 – 4918
Holocene calendar 11816
Iranian calendar 1194 – 1195
Islamic calendar 1231 – 1232
Japanese calendar Bunka 13
(文化13年)
Korean calendar 4149
Thai solar calendar 2359

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1780s  1790s  1800s  - 1810s -  1820s  1830s  1840s
Years: 1813 1814 1815 - 1816 - 1817 1818 1819

Events

  • Known as the "Year Without A Summer" in the northern hemisphere because of global cooling caused by the Mount Tambora volcanic eruption that happened in 1815.
  • February 12 - Fire almost destroyed the city of St. John's, Newfoundland.
  • March 23 - Law frees serfs in Estonia
  • March 25 - Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck dies
  • May 2 - Leopold of Saxe-Coburg (later known as King of the Belgians) marries Charlotte Augusta, but she dies the next year.
  • June 19 - Battle of Seven Oaks between Hudson Bay and Northwest fur-trading companies, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • July 9 - Argentina becomes free from Spain
  • July 17 - The French passenger ship Medusa runs aground off the coast of Senegal, with 140 lives lost.
  • August 24 - The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • December 11 - Indiana is admitted as the 19th U.S. state.

Births

  • March 14 - William Marsh Rice, American university founder
  • April 21 - Charlotte Brontë, British novelist
  • April 22 - Charles Denis Bourbaki, French general
  • April 25 - Eliza Daniel Stewart, American temperance movement leader
  • May 24 - Emanuel Leutze, American painter
  • June 19 - William Henry Webb, American industrialist and philanthropist
  • July 4 - Arthur de Gobineau, French diplomat and author
  • July 23 - Charlotte Cushman, American stage actress
  • July 31 - George Henry Thomas, American general
  • August 4 - William Julian Albert, U.S. Congressman
  • August 16 - Charles John Vaughan, English scholar
  • November 17 - August Wilhelm Ambros, Austrian composer
  • December 13 - Werner von Siemens, German inventor and industrialist

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