1580s BC

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The 1580s BC was a decade lasting from January 1, 1589 BC to December 31, 1580 BC.

Events and trends[edit]

  • The Egyptians invented a new and better calendar. It is based on both the moon and a star. They observed the annual appearance of the brightest star in the sky, Sirius. This calendar was more advanced than the Babylonian calendar.

Significant people[edit]


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