Historical Events For 1566
Friday, 24 November 2017
Jan 07 Antonio "Michele" Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V on this day in history.
Jan 07 Antonio Michaele Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V on this day in history.
Jan 07 Ludovicus Blosius, [Louis de Blois "Dacrianus"], wrtier, dies on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1566 angelo Notari, composer
Jan 30 Alessandro Piccinini, composer on this day in history.
Feb 13 St Augustine FL founded in the year 1566.
Feb 13 In the year 1566 st Augustine, Florida founded
Feb 13 On this day in history st. Augustine, Florida is founded.
Mar 09 David Riccio, Italian singer/secretary of Mary Stuart, murdered on this day in history.
Mar 09 David Rizzio, the private secretary to Mary I of Scotland, is murdered in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland in the year 1566.
Mar 26 Antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies in the year 1566.
Mar 28 In the year 1566 siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat, dies at 79
Apr 05 In the year 1566 200 Brussel nobles offer Margaretha of Parma a petition
Apr 25 Diane de Poitiers, lover of French King Henry II, dies in the year 1566.
May 10 On this day in history leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65
May 26 In the year 1566 mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)
Jun 19 James I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25) on this day in history.
Jun 19 The birth of James VI of Scotland and England on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history sigismund III, King of Poland/Sweden
Jul 02 Nostradamus French astrologer/physician/prophet, dies in Salon on this day in history.
Jul 02 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jul 31 In the year 1566 bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92
Aug 04 In the year 1566 girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies
Aug 10 In the year 1566 iconoclasm begins
Aug 12 On this day in history isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands
Aug 20 Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam
Aug 25 Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1566 taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter, dies at 37
Sep 05 In the year 1566 suleiman I, Great Law Giver, sultan of Turkey (1520-66), dies at 71
Sep 22 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister, dies on this day in history.
Sep 27 Marcus A Vida, [Marcus Hieronymus], Italian humanist/poet/bishop, dies on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history julien Perrichon, composer
Dec 01 Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen in the year 1566.