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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1550s  1560s  1570s  – 1580s –  1590s  1600s  1610s
Years: 1585 1586 158715881589 1590 1591
1588 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1588
Ab urbe condita2341
Armenian calendar1037
Assyrian calendar6338
Balinese saka calendar1509–1510
Bengali calendar995
Berber calendar2538
English Regnal year30 Eliz. 1 – 31 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2132
Burmese calendar950
Byzantine calendar7096–7097
Chinese calendar丁亥(Fire Pig)
4284 or 4224
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4285 or 4225
Coptic calendar1304–1305
Discordian calendar2754
Ethiopian calendar1580–1581
Hebrew calendar5348–5349
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1644–1645
 - Shaka Samvat1509–1510
 - Kali Yuga4688–4689
Holocene calendar11588
Igbo calendar588–589
Iranian calendar966–967
Islamic calendar996–997
Japanese calendarTenshō 16
Javanese calendar1507–1509
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3921
Minguo calendar324 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar120
Thai solar calendar2130–2131
Tibetan calendar阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
1714 or 1333 or 561
    — to —
(male Earth-Rat)
1715 or 1334 or 562

1588 (MDLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1588th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 588th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 16th century, and the 9th year of the 1580s decade. As of the start of 1588, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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