577

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 540s  550s  560s  – 570s –  580s  590s  600s
Years: 574 575 576577578 579 580
577 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
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EstablishmentsDisestablishments
577 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 577
DLXXVII
Ab urbe condita 1330
Armenian calendar 26
ԹՎ ԻԶ
Assyrian calendar 5327
Bahá'í calendar −1267 – −1266
Bengali calendar −16
Berber calendar 1527
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1121
Burmese calendar −61
Byzantine calendar 6085–6086
Chinese calendar 丙申(Fire Monkey)
3273 or 3213
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
3274 or 3214
Coptic calendar 293–294
Discordian calendar 1743
Ethiopian calendar 569–570
Hebrew calendar 4337–4338
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 633–634
 - Shaka Samvat 499–500
 - Kali Yuga 3678–3679
Holocene calendar 10577
Igbo calendar −423 – −422
Iranian calendar 45 BP – 44 BP
Islamic calendar 46 BH – 45 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 577
DLXXVII
Korean calendar 2910
Minguo calendar 1335 before ROC
民前1335年
Thai solar calendar 1120
Emperor Wu Di of Northern Zhou (543–578)

Year 577 (DLXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 577 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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  • A predecessor of the modern match, small sticks of pinewood impregnated with sulfur are first used in China. Besieged by military forces of Northern Zhou and Chen, Northern Qi court ladies use the "lighting sticks" to start fires for cooking and heating.[3]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 23). C.J. Peers, 1995. ISBN 978-1-85532-514-2
  2. ^ Sinclair 1911.
  3. ^ Temple, Robert (1986). The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc. p. 98. ISBN 0-671-62028-2.