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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1810s  1820s  1830s  – 1840s –  1850s  1860s  1870s
Years: 1842 1843 184418451846 1847 1848
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Year 1845 (MDCCCXLV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).


Events of 1845




  • The Republic of Yucatán separates for a second time from Mexico.
  • Ephraim Bee reveals that the Emperor of China has given him a special dispensation; that he has entrusted him with certain sacred and mysterious rituals through Caleb Cushing, the U.S. Commissioner to China, to "extend the work and influence of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus" in the new world.[1]
  • In the United States Magazine and Democratic Review editor John L. O'Sullivan declares that foreign powers are trying to prevent American annexation of Texas in order to impede "the fullfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions".
  • Elizabeth Barret Browning writes the Sonnets from the Portuguese. 1845–1846.
  • Frederick Douglass publishes his autobiography about slavery.

Ongoing events


1845 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1845
Ab urbe condita 2598
Armenian calendar 1294
Bahá'í calendar 1 – 2
Bengali calendar 1252
Berber calendar 2795
Buddhist calendar 2389
Burmese calendar 1207
Byzantine calendar 7353 – 7354
Chinese calendar 甲辰年十一月廿三日
— to —
Coptic calendar 1561 – 1562
Ethiopian calendar 1837 – 1838
Hebrew calendar 56055606
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1900 – 1901
 - Shaka Samvat 1767 – 1768
 - Kali Yuga 4946 – 4947
Holocene calendar 11845
Iranian calendar 1223 – 1224
Islamic calendar 1260 – 1262
Japanese calendar Kōka 2
Korean calendar 4178
Thai solar calendar 2388



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This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1845. The Wikiquote community has not yet come to a consensus on what this page, and calendar-year pages generally, ought to say. Please discuss any suggestions for the contents of year pages at the Village pump. In the meantime, Wikipedia's 1845 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.

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