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Historical Events In 1566

Monday, 21 June 2021

Jan 07   Antonio "Michele" Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1566 antonio Michaele Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V  

Jan 07   Ludovicus Blosius, [Louis de Blois "Dacrianus"], wrtier, dies in the year 1566.  

Jan 14   In the year 1566 angelo Notari, composer  

Jan 30   Alessandro Piccinini, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history st Augustine FL founded  

Feb 13   St Augustine, Florida founded in the year 1566.  

Feb 13   St. Augustine, Florida is founded on this day in history.  

Mar 09   David Riccio, Italian singer/secretary of Mary Stuart, murdered on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1566 david Rizzio, the private secretary to Mary I of Scotland, is murdered in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland.  

Mar 26   In the year 1566 antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies  

Mar 28   Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   200 Brussel nobles offer Margaretha of Parma a petition in the year 1566.  

Apr 25   Diane de Poitiers, lover of French King Henry II, dies on this day in history.  

May 10   Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 26   Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) in the year 1566.  

Jun 19   In the year 1566 james I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25)  

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   In the year 1566 nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62  

Jul 31   Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 in the year 1566.  

Aug 04   In the year 1566 girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies  

Aug 10   On this day in history iconoclasm begins  

Aug 12   Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands in the year 1566.  

Aug 20   Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam in the year 1566.  

Aug 25   Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht in the year 1566.  

Sep 02   On this day in history taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter, dies at 37  

Sep 05   On this day in history suleiman I, Great Law Giver, sultan of Turkey (1520-66), dies at 71  

Sep 22   In the year 1566 john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister, dies  

Sep 27   Marcus A Vida, [Marcus Hieronymus], Italian humanist/poet/bishop, dies in the year 1566.  

Nov 06   Julien Perrichon, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen in the year 1566.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1566

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 14   Angelo Notari, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Alessandro Piccinini, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history birth of mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)  

May 26   Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history birth of james I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25)  

Jun 20   Sigismund III, King of Poland/Sweden was born on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history birth of isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands  

Sep 01   In the year 1566 birth of edward Alleyn, English actor (d. 1626)  

Famous Deaths In 1566

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   Ludovicus Blosius, [Louis de Blois "Dacrianus"], wrtier, dies in the year 1566.  

Feb 03   George Cassander, Flemish theologian (b. 1513) died in the year 1566.  

Mar 09   David Riccio, Italian singer/secretary of Mary Stuart, murdered died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies in the year 1566.  

Mar 28   Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1566 diane de Poitiers, lover of French King Henry II, dies  

May 04   Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490) died on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1566 leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65  

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