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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1550s  1560s  1570s  – 1580s –  1590s  1600s  1610s
Years: 1580 1581 158215831584 1585 1586
1583 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1583
Ab urbe condita 2336
Armenian calendar 1032
Assyrian calendar 6333
Bengali calendar 990
Berber calendar 2533
English Regnal year 25 Eliz. 1 – 26 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2127
Burmese calendar 945
Byzantine calendar 7091–7092
Chinese calendar 壬午(Water Horse)
4279 or 4219
    — to —
癸未年 (Water Goat)
4280 or 4220
Coptic calendar 1299–1300
Discordian calendar 2749
Ethiopian calendar 1575–1576
Hebrew calendar 5343–5344
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1639–1640
 - Shaka Samvat 1505–1506
 - Kali Yuga 4684–4685
Holocene calendar 11583
Igbo calendar 583–584
Iranian calendar 961–962
Islamic calendar 990–991
Japanese calendar Tenshō 11
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3916
Minguo calendar 329 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2125–2126

1583 (MDLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Julian calendar, the 1583rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 583rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 83rd year of the 16th century, and the 4th year of the 1580s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1583 is 10 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.




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  • The world's oldest, intact, still-surviving amusement park, Dyrehavsbakken, is founded north of Copenhagen.
  • The Bunch Of Grapes pub is built on Narrow Street, London.[1] Referred to by Charles Dickens in Our Mutual Friend as "The Six Jolly Fellowship Porters", it still stands in the 21st century, much rebuilt and renamed The Grapes.
  • From 28 May until 9 November, the first translation of the complete Bible into the Slovene language: Bibilija, tu je vse svetu pismu stariga inu noviga testamenta, slovenski tolmačena skuzi Jurija Dalmatina (work by Jurij Dalmatin, 1578) is published in Wittenberg.




  1. "The London Charles Dickens Knew", walksoflondon.co.uk.