1566

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This article is about the year 1566.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century · 16th century · 17th century
Decades: 1530s · 1540s · 1550s · 1560s · 1570s · 1580s · 1590s
Years: 1563 · 1564 · 1565 · 1566 · 1567 · 1568 · 1569
1566 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1566
MDLXVI
Ab urbe condita 2319
Armenian calendar 1015
ԹՎ ՌԺԵ
Assyrian calendar 6316
Bengali calendar 973
Berber calendar 2516
English Regnal year Eliz. 1 – 9 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2110
Burmese calendar 928
Byzantine calendar 7074–7075
Chinese calendar 乙丑(Wood Ox)
4262 or 4202
    — to —
丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
4263 or 4203
Coptic calendar 1282–1283
Discordian calendar 2732
Ethiopian calendar 1558–1559
Hebrew calendar 5326–5327
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1622–1623
 - Shaka Samvat 1487–1488
 - Kali Yuga 4666–4667
Holocene calendar 11566
Igbo calendar 566–567
Iranian calendar 944–945
Islamic calendar 973–974
Japanese calendar Eiroku 9
(永禄9年)
Javanese calendar 1485–1486
Julian calendar 1566
MDLXVI
Korean calendar 3899
Minguo calendar 346 before ROC
民前346年
Nanakshahi calendar 98
Thai solar calendar 2108–2109
The Stari Most bridge is built.
Selim II

Year 1566 (MDLXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

December[edit]

Births[edit]

Blessed Marie of the Incarnation born on February 1
Sultan Mehmed III born on May 26
King Sigismund III Vasa born on June 20

Deaths[edit]

Nostradamus died on July 2, 1566
Saint Bartolome de las Casas died on July 17, 1566
Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent died on September 7, 1566

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arnade, Peter J. (2008). Beggars, Iconoclasts, and Civic Patriots: the Political Culture of the Dutch Revolt. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. pp. 103–104. ISBN 978-0-8014-7496-5.