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Historical Events In 1561

Friday, 14 August 2020

Jan 22   On this day in history francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum)  

Jan 22   On this day in history the birth of Francis Bacon, English politician and philospher  

Jan 28   On this day in history by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended  

Jan 31   Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies in the year 1561.  

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   Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41  

Mar 29   In the year 1561 santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic  

Apr 14   On this day in history a battle of UFOs was seen in the sky over Nuremberg Germany  

Jun 24   On this day in history rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden  

Jul 02   Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1561 mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots  

Aug 19   In the year 1561 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   In the year 1561 willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon  

Aug 29   In the year 1561 bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

Sep 09   On this day in history sermon of Poissy  

Sep 23   King Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Roomen, mathematician on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.  

Oct 21   In the year 1561 johannes Vasaeus, Flemish humanist/historian, dies at about 49  

Nov 21   In the year 1561 carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author  

Nov 29   In the year 1561 lofland subjects himself on Sigismund August II of Poland  

Dec 09   Edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1561 archbishop Granvelle installed  

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Famous Birthdays In 1561

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician (d. 1656) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1561 birth of francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum)  

Mar 29   Santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic was born in the year 1561.  

Jun 24   Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden was born in the year 1561.  

Jul 11   In the year 1561 birth of luis de Góngora, Spanish poet (d. 1627)  

Aug 20   Jacopo Peri, composer was born on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1561

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 31   Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies in the year 1561.  

Feb 26   Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer died on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41  

Mar 25   Conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German philosopher and encyclopedist (b. 1518) died on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Johannes Vasaeus, Flemish humanist/historian, dies at about 49 in the year 1561.  

Oct 27   Lope de Aguirre, Spanish conquistador (b. 1510) died on this day in history.  

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