This airticle is aboot the year 1872.

1872 (MDCCCLXXII) wis a leap year stairtin on Monanday o the Gregorian calendar and a leap year stairtin on Setturday o the Julian calendar, the 1872nt year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 872nt year o the 2nt millennium, the 72nt year o the 19t century, an the 3rd year o the 1870s decade. As o the stairt o 1872, the Gregorian calendar wis 12 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 18t century19t century20t century
Decades: 1840s  1850s  1860s  – 1870s –  1880s  1890s  1900s
Years: 1869 1870 187118721873 1874 1875

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