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.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
August 6: The English Navy defeats the invading Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines.
1588 in various 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丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4285 or 4078
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4286 or 4079
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

Events edit

January–March edit

April–June edit

July–September edit

October–December edit

Unknown edit

Births edit

January–June edit

Pierre Seguier

July–December edit

Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg

Date unknown edit

Deaths edit

Henri, Prince of Conde
King Frederick II of Denmark
Mimar Sinan
Henry I, Duke of Guise

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