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Title: 1540  
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Subject: 16th century, 1540, July 28, 1474, 1614
Collection: 1540
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1510s  1520s  1530s  – 1540s –  1550s  1560s  1570s
Years: 1537 1538 153915401541 1542 1543
1540 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1540
Ab urbe condita 2293
Armenian calendar 989
Assyrian calendar 6290
Bahá'í calendar −304 – −303
Bengali calendar 947
Berber calendar 2490
English Regnal year 31 Hen. 8 – 32 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar 2084
Burmese calendar 902
Byzantine calendar 7048–7049
Chinese calendar 己亥(Earth Pig)
4236 or 4176
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4237 or 4177
Coptic calendar 1256–1257
Discordian calendar 2706
Ethiopian calendar 1532–1533
Hebrew calendar 5300–5301
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1596–1597
 - Shaka Samvat 1462–1463
 - Kali Yuga 4641–4642
Holocene calendar 11540
Igbo calendar 540–541
Iranian calendar 918–919
Islamic calendar 946–947
Japanese calendar Tenbun 9
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 1540
Korean calendar 3873
Minguo calendar 372 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2083

Year 1540 (MDXL) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.




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