561 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 7th century BC6th century BC5th century BC
Decades: 590s BC  580s BC  570s BC  – 560s BC –  550s BC  540s BC  530s BC
Years: 564 BC 563 BC 562 BC561 BC560 BC 559 BC 558 BC
561 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 561 BC
Ab urbe condita 193
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4190
Bahá'í calendar −2404 – −2403
Bengali calendar −1153
Berber calendar 390
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar −16
Burmese calendar −1198
Byzantine calendar 4948–4949
Chinese calendar 己亥(Earth Pig)
2136 or 2076
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
2137 or 2077
Coptic calendar −844 – −843
Discordian calendar 606
Ethiopian calendar −568 – −567
Hebrew calendar 3200–3201
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −504 – −503
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2541–2542
Holocene calendar 9440
Igbo calendar −1560 – −1559
Iranian calendar 1182 BP – 1181 BP
Islamic calendar 1218 BH – 1217 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1773
Minguo calendar 2472 before ROC
民前2472年
Thai solar calendar −17

Events[edit]

  • Croesus becomes king of Lydia (or 560 BC).
  • All eight solar system planets, including the now redefined dwarf planet Pluto, fall into planetary alignment.

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References[edit]

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