This airticle is aboot the year 1596.

1596 (MDXCVI) wis a leap year stairtin on Monanday o the Gregorian calendar and a leap year stairtin on Fuirsday o the Julian calendar, the 1596t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 596t year o the 2nt millennium, the 96t year o the 16t century, an the 7t year o the 1590s decade. As o the stairt o 1596, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 15t century16t century17t century
Decades: 1560s  1570s  1580s  – 1590s –  1600s  1610s  1620s
Years: 1593 1594 159515961597 1598 1599