1600 (MDC) was a century leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1600th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 600th year of the 2nd millennium, the 100th and last year of the 16th century, and the 1st year of the 1600s decade. As of the start of 1600, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1600 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1600
MDC
Ab urbe condita2353
Armenian calendar1049
ԹՎ ՌԽԹ
Assyrian calendar6350
Balinese saka calendar1521–1522
Bengali calendar1007
Berber calendar2550
English Regnal year42 Eliz. 1 – 43 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2144
Burmese calendar962
Byzantine calendar7108–7109
Chinese calendar己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4296 or 4236
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4297 or 4237
Coptic calendar1316–1317
Discordian calendar2766
Ethiopian calendar1592–1593
Hebrew calendar5360–5361
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1656–1657
 - Shaka Samvat1521–1522
 - Kali Yuga4700–4701
Holocene calendar11600
Igbo calendar600–601
Iranian calendar978–979
Islamic calendar1008–1009
Japanese calendarKeichō 5
(慶長5年)
Javanese calendar1520–1521
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3933
Minguo calendar312 before ROC
民前312年
Nanakshahi calendar132
Thai solar calendar2142–2143
Tibetan calendar阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1726 or 1345 or 573
    — to —
阳金鼠年
(male Iron-Rat)
1727 or 1346 or 574

In the Gregorian calendar, it was the last century leap year until the year 2000.

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ReferencesEdit

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