1581

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This article is about the year 1581.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1550s  1560s  1570s  – 1580s –  1590s  1600s  1610s
Years: 1578 1579 158015811582 1583 1584
1581 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1581
MDLXXXI
Ab urbe condita 2334
Armenian calendar 1030
ԹՎ ՌԼ
Assyrian calendar 6331
Bengali calendar 988
Berber calendar 2531
English Regnal year 23 Eliz. 1 – 24 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2125
Burmese calendar 943
Byzantine calendar 7089–7090
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
4277 or 4217
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4278 or 4218
Coptic calendar 1297–1298
Discordian calendar 2747
Ethiopian calendar 1573–1574
Hebrew calendar 5341–5342
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1637–1638
 - Shaka Samvat 1503–1504
 - Kali Yuga 4682–4683
Holocene calendar 11581
Igbo calendar 581–582
Iranian calendar 959–960
Islamic calendar 988–989
Japanese calendar Tenshō 9
(天正9年)
Julian calendar 1581
MDLXXXI
Korean calendar 3914
Minguo calendar 331 before ROC
民前331年
Thai solar calendar 2123–2124

Year 1581 (MDLXXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.

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Date unknown[edit]

  • Guru Arjan dev becomes the 5 Guru of Sikhs succeeding his father Guru Ram Das.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 160–162. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ "Catalogue of aërolites and Bolides, from A.D. 2 to A.D. 1860". Meteoritehistory.info. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 230–233. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.