< MDLXXXIII = 1583 >
Events in 1583
|11 January:|| ||The Julian calendar including its New Year's Day is delayed by 10 days.|
|27 March:|| ||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.|
|6 April:|| ||Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.|
|10 April:|| ||Hugo Grotius, Dutch jurist and philosopher who contributed greatly to the foundation of international law, is born in Delft.|
|15 May:|| ||Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.|
|8 September:|| ||The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 991 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.|
|26 September:|| ||Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.|
|8 October:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.|
|15 December:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.|
|24 December:|| ||Christmas Eve starts off the holidays celebrating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.|
People in 1583
Christophe Plantin, Urban VII, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Francis Drake, Willem Barentsz, Edmund Spenser, Giordano Bruno, Gerardus Mercator, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Tintoretto, Elizabeth I, William of Orange, Joseph Scaliger, Akbar the Great, Tycho Brahe, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Miguel de Cervantes, Walter Raleigh, Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Galileo Galilei, Maurice of Nassau, Johannes Kepler, Caravaggio, Ben Jonson, John Donne, Jacob Cats, Peter Paul Rubens, John Smith and James Ussher celebrated their birthday this year.
The year 1583 was a common year starting on a Saturday, just like 1485, 1491, 1502, 1513, 1519, 1530, 1541, 1547, 1558, 1569 and 1575 in the century before it and 1594, 1605, 1611, 1622, 1633, 1639, 1650, 1661, 1667 and 1678 in the next.
The coloured days highlight
other historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and
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.
The normal calendar page for the current /year?2018 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?1583 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 24 June 2018.