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Historical Events Happened In 1568

Friday, 18 April 2014

Jan 24   On this day in history abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire  

Jan 24   In the Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80  

Mar 09   Aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint on this day in history.  

Mar 20   On this day in history albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia, dies at 77  

Mar 23   Treaty of Longjumeau French huguenots go on strike on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain)  

May 13   On this day in history mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside  

May 16   Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England on this day in history.  

May 17   Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer on this day in history.  

May 19   English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history mary, queen of Scots, arrested.  

May 23   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on this day in history.  

May 23   Battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed  

Jun 01   Duke of Alva, & 18 nobles, beheaded on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history lamoraal, earl of Egmont/prince of Gavere, beheaded  

Jul 06   Johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish  

Jul 13   Dean of St Paul's Cathedral perfects a way to bottle beer on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Adriano Banchieri, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Antoon van Stralen, Flemish mayor of Antwerp, beheaded at about 47 on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain, dies at 23 on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart on this day in history.  

Oct 14   On this day in history jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer  

Oct 21   On this day in history 2nd Altenburger sermon: Philippisten/Gnesiolutheranen  

Dec 23   Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Uprising of Morisco's in Granada on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 11   Honoré d'Urfé, French writer (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history birth of aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint  

May 11   On this day in history birth of christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain)  

May 17   On this day in history birth of christoph Thomas Walliser, composer  

Sep 03   On this day in history birth of adriano Banchieri, composer  

Sep 05   Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1568

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 15   Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80  

Mar 20   On this day in history albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia, dies at 77  

May 23   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history death of duke of Alva, & 18 nobles, beheaded  

Jun 05   On this day in history death of lamoraal, earl of Egmont/prince of Gavere, beheaded  

Jul 06   Johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23 on this day in history.