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Events in 1541

29 January: Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.
12 February: Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago del Nuevo Extremo honouring Saint James and his hometown of Extremadura in Spain, now known as Santiago de Chile, the capital and largest city of Chile.
7 April: Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.
17 April: The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated Easter Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox as described by the Council of Nicaea in 325.
21 April: Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.
5 June: Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.
9 October: Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.
19 December: The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 948 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.

People in 1541

Hans Holbein the Younger, John Taverner, Edward VI, John Rogers, Mikael Agricola, Nicolaus Copernicus, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Martin Luther, Henry VIII, Melanchthon, Charles V, Nostradamus, Francis Xavier, Alva, Andrea Palladio, John Calvin, Giorgio Vasari, Gerardus Mercator, Vesalius, Mary I, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Tintoretto, Gaspard de Coligny, Takeda Shingen, Elizabeth I, William of Orange and Joseph Scaliger celebrated their birthday this year.

Presenting 1541

The year 1541 was a common year starting on a Saturday, just like 1446, 1457, 1463, 1474, 1485, 1491, 1502, 1513, 1519 and 1530 in the century before it and 1547, 1558, 1569, 1575, 1583, 1594, 1605, 1611, 1622, 1633 and 1639 in the next.

The coloured days highlight birthscake, deathsdagger, politicalcrown, scientificpaperclip, artisticpaperclip and otherasterisk historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and holidaysanchor. The newnew moon, waxingwaxing moon, fullfull moon and waningwaning moon icons indicate the phases of the moon and appear only for dates in the Gregorian calendar, i.e. after 14 October 1582. The Chinese calendar is available only from 1645 to 2644, the first millenium since the last reform. The coloured columns mark the Sundays, the last day of the week per standard ISO-8601.

Calculating time

The normal calendar page for the current /year?2017 contains an introduction to the intriguing history of the year as we know it. The Calendar Converter has more detail. The so called Perpetual Calendar uses a trick from before the age of computers to find the weekday for any Gregorian date. Also see an overview of all historical events in the last six thousand years.

URL: < http://4umi.com/year?1541 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 30 March 2017.
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