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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1530s  1540s  1550s  – 1560s –  1570s  1580s  1590s
Years: 1565 1566 156715681569 1570 1571
1568 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1568
Ab urbe condita 2321
Armenian calendar 1017
Assyrian calendar 6318
Bahá'í calendar −276 – −275
Bengali calendar 975
Berber calendar 2518
English Regnal year 10 Eliz. 1 – 11 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2112
Burmese calendar 930
Byzantine calendar 7076–7077
Chinese calendar 丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
4264 or 4204
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4265 or 4205
Coptic calendar 1284–1285
Discordian calendar 2734
Ethiopian calendar 1560–1561
Hebrew calendar 5328–5329
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1624–1625
 - Shaka Samvat 1490–1491
 - Kali Yuga 4669–4670
Holocene calendar 11568
Igbo calendar 568–569
Iranian calendar 946–947
Islamic calendar 975–976
Japanese calendar Eiroku 11
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 1568
Korean calendar 3901
Minguo calendar 344 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2111
May 19: Mary, Queen of Scots, is arrested.
Eighty Years' War (The Relief of Leiden).

Year 1568 (MDLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.




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  1. ^ Polybius: "The Rise Of The Roman Empire", Page 36, Penguin, 1979.
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