Historical Events For 1561
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Jan 22 In the year 1561 francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum)
Jan 22 The birth of Francis Bacon, English politician and philospher on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1561 by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
Jan 31 In the year 1561 menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies
Feb 19 Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on this day in history.
Feb 22 William of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1561 jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer
Mar 05 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on this day in history.
Mar 29 Santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic on this day in history.
Apr 14 A battle of UFOs was seen in the sky over Nuremberg Germany on this day in history.
Jun 24 Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden in the year 1561.
Jul 02 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots
Aug 19 On this day in history mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France
Aug 20 In the year 1561 jacopo Peri, composer
Aug 24 Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon in the year 1561.
Aug 29 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on this day in history.
Sep 09 Sermon of Poissy in the year 1561.
Sep 23 On this day in history king Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida
Sep 29 Roomen, mathematician on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1561 fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.
Oct 21 Johannes Vasaeus, Flemish humanist/historian, dies at about 49 in the year 1561.
Nov 21 On this day in history carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author
Nov 29 Lofland subjects himself on Sigismund August II of Poland in the year 1561.
Dec 09 In the year 1561 edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony
Dec 21 On this day in history archbishop Granvelle installed