Year 1540 (MDXL) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1540 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1540
Ab urbe condita2293
Armenian calendar989
Assyrian calendar6290
Balinese saka calendar1461–1462
Bengali calendar947
Berber calendar2490
English Regnal year31 Hen. 8 – 32 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar2084
Burmese calendar902
Byzantine calendar7048–7049
Chinese calendar己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4236 or 4176
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4237 or 4177
Coptic calendar1256–1257
Discordian calendar2706
Ethiopian calendar1532–1533
Hebrew calendar5300–5301
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1596–1597
 - Shaka Samvat1461–1462
 - Kali Yuga4640–4641
Holocene calendar11540
Igbo calendar540–541
Iranian calendar918–919
Islamic calendar946–947
Japanese calendarTenbun 9
Javanese calendar1458–1459
Julian calendar1540
Korean calendar3873
Minguo calendar372 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar72
Thai solar calendar2082–2083
Tibetan calendar阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1666 or 1285 or 513
    — to —
(male Iron-Rat)
1667 or 1286 or 514

October 1: Battle of Alborán

Events Edit

January–June Edit

July–December Edit

Date unknown Edit

Births Edit

John Sigismund Zápolya
Princess Cecilia of Sweden

Deaths Edit

Angela Merici
Thomas Cromwell
Lebna Dengel

References Edit

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