|1502 by topic|
|Arts and science|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2255|
|Balinese saka calendar||1423–1424|
|English Regnal year||17 Hen. 7 – 18 Hen. 7|
|Chinese calendar|| 辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)|
4198 or 4138
— to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
4199 or 4139
|- Vikram Samvat||1558–1559|
|- Shaka Samvat||1423–1424|
|- Kali Yuga||4602–4603|
|Japanese calendar|| Bunki 2|
|Minguo calendar||410 before ROC |
|Thai solar calendar||2044–2045|
1628 or 1247 or 475
— to —
1629 or 1248 or 476
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Year 1492 (MCDXCII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1476 (MCDLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1481 (MCDLXXXI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar).
Year 1520 (MDXX) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1557 (MDLVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1503 (MDIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1473 (MCDLXXIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1550 (MDL) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1487 (MCDLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1562 (MDLXII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1559 (MDLIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1553 (MDLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1548 (MDXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1532 (MDXXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1508 (MDVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1486 (MCDLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday.
Year 1470 (MCDLXX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1417 (MCDXVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1428 (MCDXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1325 (MCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.