1563 (MDLXIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1563rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 563rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 63rd year of the 16th century, and the 4th year of the 1560s decade. As of the start of 1563, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1530s  1540s  1550s  – 1560s –  1570s  1580s  1590s
Years: 1560 1561 156215631564 1565 1566
1563 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1563
MDLXIII
Ab urbe condita2316
Armenian calendar1012
ԹՎ ՌԺԲ
Assyrian calendar6313
Balinese saka calendar1484–1485
Bengali calendar970
Berber calendar2513
English Regnal yearEliz. 1 – 6 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2107
Burmese calendar925
Byzantine calendar7071–7072
Chinese calendar壬戌(Water Dog)
4259 or 4199
    — to —
癸亥年 (Water Pig)
4260 or 4200
Coptic calendar1279–1280
Discordian calendar2729
Ethiopian calendar1555–1556
Hebrew calendar5323–5324
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1619–1620
 - Shaka Samvat1484–1485
 - Kali Yuga4663–4664
Holocene calendar11563
Igbo calendar563–564
Iranian calendar941–942
Islamic calendar970–971
Japanese calendarEiroku 6
(永禄6年)
Javanese calendar1482–1483
Julian calendar1563
MDLXIII
Korean calendar3896
Minguo calendar349 before ROC
民前349年
Nanakshahi calendar95
Thai solar calendar2105–2106
Tibetan calendar阳水狗年
(male Water-Dog)
1689 or 1308 or 536
    — to —
阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
1690 or 1309 or 537

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