1808 (MDCCCVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1808th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 808th year of the 2nd millennium, the 8th year of the 19th century, and the 9th year of the 1800s decade. As of the start of 1808, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1808 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1808
Ab urbe condita2561
Armenian calendar1257
Assyrian calendar6558
Balinese saka calendar1729–1730
Bengali calendar1215
Berber calendar2758
British Regnal year48 Geo. 3  49 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2352
Burmese calendar1170
Byzantine calendar7316–7317
Chinese calendar丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4504 or 4444
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4505 or 4445
Coptic calendar1524–1525
Discordian calendar2974
Ethiopian calendar1800–1801
Hebrew calendar5568–5569
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1864–1865
 - Shaka Samvat1729–1730
 - Kali Yuga4908–4909
Holocene calendar11808
Igbo calendar808–809
Iranian calendar1186–1187
Islamic calendar1222–1223
Japanese calendarBunka 5
Javanese calendar1734–1735
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4141
Minguo calendar104 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar340
Thai solar calendar2350–2351
Tibetan calendar阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
1934 or 1553 or 781
(male Earth-Dragon)
1935 or 1554 or 782
March 22: Battle of Zealand Point
May 2: Start of the Peninsular War
July 18: Battle of Bailén

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