1561

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This article is about the year 1561.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century · 16th century · 17th century
Decades: 1530s · 1540s · 1550s · 1560s · 1570s · 1580s · 1590s
Years: 1558 · 1559 · 1560 · 1561 · 1562 · 1563 · 1564
1561 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1561
MDLXI
Ab urbe condita 2314
Armenian calendar 1010
ԹՎ ՌԺ
Assyrian calendar 6311
Bengali calendar 968
Berber calendar 2511
English Regnal year Eliz. 1 – 4 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2105
Burmese calendar 923
Byzantine calendar 7069–7070
Chinese calendar 庚申(Metal Monkey)
4257 or 4197
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
4258 or 4198
Coptic calendar 1277–1278
Discordian calendar 2727
Ethiopian calendar 1553–1554
Hebrew calendar 5321–5322
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1617–1618
 - Shaka Samvat 1482–1483
 - Kali Yuga 4661–4662
Holocene calendar 11561
Igbo calendar 561–562
Iranian calendar 939–940
Islamic calendar 968–969
Japanese calendar Eiroku 4
(永禄4年)
Javanese calendar 1480–1481
Julian calendar 1561
MDLXI
Korean calendar 3894
Minguo calendar 351 before ROC
民前351年
Nanakshahi calendar 93
Thai solar calendar 2103–2104
News notice printed in Nuremberg, describing the 4th April 1561 Nuremberg mass sighting. Discs and spheres were said to emerge from large cylinders. From Wickiana collection in Zurich.

Year 1561 (MDLXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


Births[edit]

Francis Bacon born on January 22
Fujiwara Seika born on February 8

Deaths[edit]

Ridolfo Ghirlandaio died on June 6, 1561

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Himmelserscheinung über Nürnberg" [Celestial phenomenon over Nuremberg]. NEBIS (in German). Zurich Library. April 14, 1561.  (2 pages).
  2. ^ BBC History Magazine vol 12 no 6 (June 2011), p13
  3. ^ "All People That on Earth Do Dwell". The Cyber Hymnal. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  4. ^ Ringler, William A.; Flachmann, Michael, eds. (1988). "Preface". Beware the Cat. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library.