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This airticle is aboot the year 1588.
Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 15t century16t century17t century
Decades: 1550s  1560s  1570s  – 1580s –  1590s  1600s  1610s
Years: 1585 1586 158715881589 1590 1591

1588 (MDLXXXVIII) wis a leap year stairtin on Fryday o the Gregorian calendar and a leap year stairtin on Monanday o the Julian calendar, the 1588t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 588t year o the 2nt millennium, the 88t year o the 16t century, an the 9t year o the 1580s decade. As o the stairt o 1588, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.