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Historical Events In 1568

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Jan 24   Abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace  

Feb 19   Miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 20   In the year 1568 albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia, dies at 77  

Mar 23   In the year 1568 treaty of Longjumeau French huguenots go on strike  

Mar 23   On this day in history treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike  

May 11   Christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain) on this day in history.  

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

May 16   In the year 1568 mary Queen of Scotland flees to England  

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

May 19   English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary in the year 1568.  

May 19   In the year 1568 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   On this day in history battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed  

May 23   Battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed in the year 1568.  

Jun 01   Duke of Alva, & 18 nobles, beheaded in the year 1568.  

Jun 01   On this day in history duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels  

Jun 05   Lamoraal, earl of Egmont/prince of Gavere, beheaded in the year 1568.  

Jul 06   On this day in history johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61  

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

Jul 13   In the year 1568 dean of St Paul's Cathedral perfects a way to bottle beer  

Jul 21   On this day in history battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion  

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

Sep 03   Adriano Banchieri, composer in the year 1568.  

Sep 24   On this day in history antoon van Stralen, Flemish mayor of Antwerp, beheaded at about 47  

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 in the year 1568.  

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

Oct 21   2nd Altenburger sermon: Philippisten/Gnesiolutheranen in the year 1568.  

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

Dec 24   On this day in history uprising of Morisco's in Granada  

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Famous Birthdays In 1568

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 11   HonorĂ© d'UrfĂ©, 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   Christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain) was born on this day in history.  

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

Sep 03   In the year 1568 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   Miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1568 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   In the year 1568 death of duke of Alva, & 18 nobles, beheaded  

Jun 05   In the year 1568 death of lamoraal, earl of Egmont/prince of Gavere, beheaded  

Jul 06   Johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61 in the year 1568.  

Jul 23   In the year 1568 don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23  

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