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Millennium: 2nd millennium
August 4: Battle of Alcácer Quibir
1578 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1578
Ab urbe condita2331
Armenian calendar1027
Assyrian calendar6328
Balinese saka calendar1499–1500
Bengali calendar985
Berber calendar2528
English Regnal year20 Eliz. 1 – 21 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2122
Burmese calendar940
Byzantine calendar7086–7087
Chinese calendar丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4275 or 4068
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4276 or 4069
Coptic calendar1294–1295
Discordian calendar2744
Ethiopian calendar1570–1571
Hebrew calendar5338–5339
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1634–1635
 - Shaka Samvat1499–1500
 - Kali Yuga4678–4679
Holocene calendar11578
Igbo calendar578–579
Iranian calendar956–957
Islamic calendar985–986
Japanese calendarTenshō 6
Javanese calendar1497–1498
Julian calendar1578
Korean calendar3911
Minguo calendar334 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar110
Thai solar calendar2120–2121
Tibetan calendar阴火牛年
(female Fire-Ox)
1704 or 1323 or 551
    — to —
(male Earth-Tiger)
1705 or 1324 or 552

1578 (MDLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) in the Julian calendar.






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William Harvey
Philip III of Spain


Giovanni Battista Moroni
Sebastian of Portugal
Archduke Wenceslaus of Austria
Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias


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