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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  – 1880s –  1890s  1900s  1910s
Years: 1879 1880 188118821883 1884 1885
1882 in topic:
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Countries:     AustraliaCanadaFrance – Germany – Ireland – Mexico – Netherlands – New ZealandNorwaySouth Africa – Spain – UKUSA
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
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1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

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Photograph of the comet as seen from Cape Town by David Gill
  • September 18Great Comet of 1882: Her Majesty's Astronomer at the Cape, David Gill, reported watching the comet rise a few minutes before the Sun and described it as "The nucleus was then undoubtedly single, and certainly rather under than over 4″ in diameter; in fact, as I have described it, it resembled very much a star of the 1st magnitude seen by daylight.".

October–December

Undated

Births

1882 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1882
MDCCCLXXXII
Ab urbe condita 2635
Armenian calendar 1331
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Bahá'í calendar 38 – 39
Bengali calendar 1289
Berber calendar 2832
Buddhist calendar 2426
Burmese calendar 1244
Byzantine calendar 7390 – 7391
Chinese calendar 辛巳年十一月十二日
(4518/4578-11-12)
— to —
壬午年十一月廿二日
(4519/4579-11-22)
Coptic calendar 1598 – 1599
Ethiopian calendar 1874 – 1875
Hebrew calendar 56425643
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1937 – 1938
 - Shaka Samvat 1804 – 1805
 - Kali Yuga 4983 – 4984
Holocene calendar 11882
Iranian calendar 1260 – 1261
Islamic calendar 1299 – 1300
Japanese calendar Meiji 15
(明治15年)
Korean calendar 4215
Thai solar calendar 2425

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January–June

July–December

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  - 1880s -  1890s  1900s  1910s
Years: 1879 1880 1881 - 1882 - 1883 1884 1885

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