Year 1557 (MDLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1557 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1557
Ab urbe condita2310
Armenian calendar1006
Assyrian calendar6307
Balinese saka calendar1478–1479
Bengali calendar964
Berber calendar2507
English Regnal yearPh. & M. – 4 Ph. & M.
Buddhist calendar2101
Burmese calendar919
Byzantine calendar7065–7066
Chinese calendar丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
4253 or 4193
    — to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4254 or 4194
Coptic calendar1273–1274
Discordian calendar2723
Ethiopian calendar1549–1550
Hebrew calendar5317–5318
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1613–1614
 - Shaka Samvat1478–1479
 - Kali Yuga4657–4658
Holocene calendar11557
Igbo calendar557–558
Iranian calendar935–936
Islamic calendar964–965
Japanese calendarKōji 3
Javanese calendar1476–1477
Julian calendar1557
Korean calendar3890
Minguo calendar355 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar89
Thai solar calendar2099–2100
Tibetan calendar阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
1683 or 1302 or 530
    — to —
(female Fire-Snake)
1684 or 1303 or 531

August: Battle of St. Quentin

Events Edit

The first known equation, equivalent to 14x+15=71 in modern syntax.

January–June Edit

July–December Edit

Date unknown Edit

Births Edit

Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor

Deaths Edit

John III of Portugal
Jacques Cartier
Emperor Go-Nara of Japan

References Edit

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