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This article is about the year 1585.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
1585 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1585
Ab urbe condita 2338
Armenian calendar 1034
Assyrian calendar 6335
Bengali calendar 992
Berber calendar 2535
English Regnal year 27 Eliz. 1 – 28 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2129
Burmese calendar 947
Byzantine calendar 7093–7094
Chinese calendar 甲申(Wood Monkey)
4281 or 4221
    — to —
乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4282 or 4222
Coptic calendar 1301–1302
Discordian calendar 2751
Ethiopian calendar 1577–1578
Hebrew calendar 5345–5346
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1641–1642
 - Shaka Samvat 1506–1507
 - Kali Yuga 4685–4686
Holocene calendar 11585
Igbo calendar 585–586
Iranian calendar 963–964
Islamic calendar 992–994
Japanese calendar Tenshō 13
Javanese calendar 1504–1505
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3918
Minguo calendar 327 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 117
Thai solar calendar 2127–2128

1585 (MDLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Julian calendar, the 1585th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 585th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 16th century, and the 6th year of the 1580s decade. As of the start of 1585, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




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Anna of Tyrol born on October 4
John Cotton born on December 5
Nguyen Binh Khiem (right) is shown here alongside Sun Yat-sen and Victor Hugo as a Cao Dai saint


Pope Gregory XIII died on April 10, 1585


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