Year 1572 (MDLXXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1572 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1572
Ab urbe condita2325
Armenian calendar1021
Assyrian calendar6322
Balinese saka calendar1493–1494
Bengali calendar979
Berber calendar2522
English Regnal year14 Eliz. 1 – 15 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2116
Burmese calendar934
Byzantine calendar7080–7081
Chinese calendar辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4268 or 4208
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4269 or 4209
Coptic calendar1288–1289
Discordian calendar2738
Ethiopian calendar1564–1565
Hebrew calendar5332–5333
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1628–1629
 - Shaka Samvat1493–1494
 - Kali Yuga4672–4673
Holocene calendar11572
Igbo calendar572–573
Iranian calendar950–951
Islamic calendar979–980
Japanese calendarGenki 3
Javanese calendar1491–1492
Julian calendar1572
Korean calendar3905
Minguo calendar340 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar104
Thai solar calendar2114–2115
Tibetan calendar阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
1698 or 1317 or 545
    — to —
(male Water-Monkey)
1699 or 1318 or 546

August 24: St. Bartholomew's Day massacre

Events Edit

December 11: start of the Siege of Haarlem

January–June Edit

July–December Edit

Date unknown Edit

Births Edit

Elizabeth Wriothesley, Countess of Southampton
Marie Elisabeth of France

Deaths Edit

Pope Pius V
Longqing Emperor of China
King Sigismund II Augustus of Poland
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi
Gaspard de Coligny
Saint Francis Borgia

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