Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century · 16th century · 17th century
Decades: 1550s · 1560s · 1570s · 1580s · 1590s · 1600s · 1610s
Years: 1582 · 1583 · 1584 · 1585 · 1586 · 1587 · 1588
1585 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1585
Ab urbe condita2338
Armenian calendar1034
Assyrian calendar6335
Bengali calendar992
Berber calendar2535
English Regnal year27 Eliz. 1  28 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2129
Burmese calendar947
Byzantine calendar7093–7094
Chinese calendar甲申(Wood Monkey)
4281 or 4221
乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4282 or 4222
Coptic calendar1301–1302
Discordian calendar2751
Ethiopian calendar1577–1578
Hebrew calendar5345–5346
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1641–1642
 - Shaka Samvat1506–1507
 - Kali Yuga4685–4686
Holocene calendar11585
Igbo calendar585–586
Iranian calendar963–964
Islamic calendar992–994
Japanese calendarTenshō 13
Javanese calendar1504–1505
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3918
Minguo calendar327 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar117
Thai solar calendar2127–2128
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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 1918.




Date unknown


Anna of Tyrol born on October 4
John Cotton born on December 5


Pope Gregory XIII died on April 10, 1585


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