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Historical Events In 1561

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Jan 22   Francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended in the year 1561.  

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

Feb 19   In the year 1561 mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots  

Feb 22   On this day in history william of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais  

Feb 26   Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer in the year 1561.  

Mar 05   Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1561 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   Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on this day in history.  

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   Jacopo Peri, composer in the year 1561.  

Aug 24   Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon in the year 1561.  

Aug 29   On this day in history bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

Sep 09   Sermon of Poissy on this day in history.  

Sep 23   On this day in history king Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida  

Sep 29   On this day in history roomen, mathematician  

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

Nov 21   Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author in the year 1561.  

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

Dec 09   In the year 1561 edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony  

Dec 21   Archbishop Granvelle installed in the year 1561.  

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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 in the year 1561.  

Jan 22   Francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of luis de G√≥ngora, Spanish poet (d. 1627)  

Aug 20   Jacopo Peri, composer was born in the year 1561.  

Aug 25   Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born in the year 1561.  

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

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   On this day in history death of jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1561 death of conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German philosopher and encyclopedist (b. 1518)  

Oct 21   On this day in history johannes Vasaeus, Flemish humanist/historian, dies at about 49  

Oct 27   In the year 1561 death of lope de Aguirre, Spanish conquistador (b. 1510)  

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