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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1570s  1580s  1590s  – 1600s –  1610s  1620s  1630s
Years: 1603 1604 160516061607 1608 1609
1606 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
Colonial governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
1606 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1606
Ab urbe condita 2359
Armenian calendar 1055
Assyrian calendar 6356
Bahá'í calendar −238 – −237
Bengali calendar 1013
Berber calendar 2556
English Regnal year Ja. 1 – 4 Ja. 1
Buddhist calendar 2150
Burmese calendar 968
Byzantine calendar 7114–7115
Chinese calendar 乙巳(Wood Snake)
4302 or 4242
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4303 or 4243
Coptic calendar 1322–1323
Discordian calendar 2772
Ethiopian calendar 1598–1599
Hebrew calendar 5366–5367
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1662–1663
 - Shaka Samvat 1528–1529
 - Kali Yuga 4707–4708
Holocene calendar 11606
Igbo calendar 606–607
Iranian calendar 984–985
Islamic calendar 1014–1015
Japanese calendar Keichō 11
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3939
Minguo calendar 306 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2149

Year 1606 (MDCVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.




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  1. ^ McHugh, Evan (2006). 1606: An Epic Adventure. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. p. 20.  
  2. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006.  
  3. ^ Richardson, William A. R. (2008). Was Australia Charted Before 1606: the Jave la Grande Inscriptions. Australia: Everbest. p. 20. 
  4. ^ a b Scholars date completion as between 1603 and 1606. Boyce, Charles (1990). Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare. New York: Roundtable Press. 
  5. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 166–168.  
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