This airticle is aboot the year 1612.

1612 (MDCXII) wis a leap year stairtin on Sunday o the Gregorian calendar and a leap year stairtin on Wadensday o the Julian calendar, the 1612t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 612t year o the 2nt millennium, the 12t year o the 17t century, an the 3rd year o the 1610s decade. As o the stairt o 1612, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 16t century17t century18t century
Decades: 1580s  1590s  1600s  – 1610s –  1620s  1630s  1640s
Years: 1609 1610 161116121613 1614 1615