1580s BC

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Millennium: 2nd millennium BC
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1580s BC-related

Events and trends[edit]

The Egyptians invented a new and better calendar. It is based on both the moon and a star. They observed the annual appearance of the brightest star in the sky, Sirius. This calendar was more advanced than the Babylonian calendar.

Significant people[edit]