1444 (MCDXLIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1444th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 444th year of the 2nd millennium, the 44th year of the 15th century, and the 5th year of the 1440s decade. As of the start of 1444, the Gregorian calendar was 9 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1444 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1444
Ab urbe condita2197
Armenian calendar893
Assyrian calendar6194
Balinese saka calendar1365–1366
Bengali calendar851
Berber calendar2394
English Regnal year22 Hen. 6 – 23 Hen. 6
Buddhist calendar1988
Burmese calendar806
Byzantine calendar6952–6953
Chinese calendar癸亥年 (Water Pig)
4141 or 3934
    — to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
4142 or 3935
Coptic calendar1160–1161
Discordian calendar2610
Ethiopian calendar1436–1437
Hebrew calendar5204–5205
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1500–1501
 - Shaka Samvat1365–1366
 - Kali Yuga4544–4545
Holocene calendar11444
Igbo calendar444–445
Iranian calendar822–823
Islamic calendar847–848
Japanese calendarKakitsu 4 / Bun'an 1
Javanese calendar1359–1360
Julian calendar1444
Korean calendar3777
Minguo calendar468 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−24
Thai solar calendar1986–1987
Tibetan calendar阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
1570 or 1189 or 417
    — to —
(male Wood-Rat)
1571 or 1190 or 418

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