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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1540s  1550s  1560s  – 1570s –  1580s  1590s  1600s
Years: 1575 1576 157715781579 1580 1581
1578 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology – ArchitectureArt
LiteratureMusicPoetry – Science
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
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Year 1578 (MDLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Births

1578 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1578
MDLXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2331
Armenian calendar 1027
ԹՎ ՌԻԷ
Bahá'í calendar -266 – -265
Bengali calendar 985
Berber calendar 2528
Buddhist calendar 2122
Burmese calendar 940
Byzantine calendar 7086 – 7087
Chinese calendar 丁丑年十一月廿四日
(4214/4274-11-24)
— to —
戊寅年十二月初四日
(4215/4275-12-4)
Coptic calendar 1294 – 1295
Ethiopian calendar 1570 – 1571
Hebrew calendar 5338 – 5339
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1633 – 1634
 - Shaka Samvat 1500 – 1501
 - Kali Yuga 4679 – 4680
Holocene calendar 11578
Iranian calendar 956 – 957
Islamic calendar 985 – 986
Japanese calendar Tenshō 6
(天正6年)
Korean calendar 3911
Thai solar calendar 2121
See also Category: 1578 births.

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This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1578. The Wikiquote community has not yet come to a consensus on what this page, and calendar-year pages generally, ought to say. Please discuss any suggestions for the contents of year pages at the Village pump. In the meantime, Wikipedia's 1578 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century
Decades: 1540s  1550s  1560s  - 1570s -  1580s  1590s  1600s
Years: 1575 1576 1577 - 1578 - 1579 1580 1581

Events

  • January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. Don John begins to recover control of the French-speaking Southern Netherlands
  • August 4 - Battle of Al Kasr al Kebir - The Moroccans defeat the Portuguese. King Sebastian I of Portugal is defeated and killed in North Africa, leaving his elderly uncle, Cardinal Henry, as his heir. This initiates a succession crisis in Portugal.
  • October 1 - Alexander Farnese, Prince of Parma, succeeds Don John as Spanish Governor-General of the Netherlands.
  • Martin Frobisher held the first celebration of Thanksgiving by Europeans in North American at Newfoundland by the Frobisher Expedition.
  • Tibet - Sonam Gyrso receives from prince Atlan Khan the title of "Talaï" and becomes the third Dalai Lama.
  • Battle of Wenden - The Russians are defeated by the Swedes, who proceed to take Polotsk.
  • The Ottoman Empire conquers Abkhazia.
  • Sixth and so far the last outbreak of the sweating sickness in England

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