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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1570s  1580s  1590s  – 1600s –  1610s  1620s  1630s
Years: 1603 1604 160516061607 1608 1609
1606 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
Colonial governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
1606 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1606
Ab urbe condita 2359
Armenian calendar 1055
Assyrian calendar 6356
Bengali calendar 1013
Berber calendar 2556
English Regnal year Ja. 1 – 4 Ja. 1
Buddhist calendar 2150
Burmese calendar 968
Byzantine calendar 7114–7115
Chinese calendar 乙巳(Wood Snake)
4302 or 4242
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4303 or 4243
Coptic calendar 1322–1323
Discordian calendar 2772
Ethiopian calendar 1598–1599
Hebrew calendar 5366–5367
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1662–1663
 - Shaka Samvat 1528–1529
 - Kali Yuga 4707–4708
Holocene calendar 11606
Igbo calendar 606–607
Iranian calendar 984–985
Islamic calendar 1014–1015
Japanese calendar Keichō 11
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3939
Minguo calendar 306 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2148–2149

1606 (MDCVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1606th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 606th year of the 2nd millennium, the 6th year of the 17th century, and the 7th year of the 1600s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1606 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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