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Year of the Water Tiger壬寅( at the beginning of the year metal buffalo辛丑)
- Black-figure vase painting (since 630 BC)
Politics and World Affairs
- Cyrus II becomes King of Old Persia.
Science and Technology
- In his accession year ( 560-559 BC ) where the Babylonian king Nergal - Sarra - usur the leap month Addaru exclaim, which starts on March 9. His first regnal year begins on 1 Nisannu 559 BC
- In the Babylonian calendar, the Babylonian New Year the first Nisannu falls on the 7th - 8th April; the full moon in Nisannu on the 20th - 21st April and the first Tašritu on 30 September -1. October.
- Year ( 6th century BC)
- 559 BC