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Historical Events In 1568

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 24   Abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire in the year 1568.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1568 hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36  

Feb 17   On this day in history holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace  

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

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

Mar 20   In the year 1568 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   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) in the year 1568.  

May 13   In the year 1568 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 in the year 1568.  

May 19   On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary  

May 19   Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on this day in history.  

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

May 23   In the year 1568 battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed  

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

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

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 in the year 1568.  

Jul 10   In the year 1568 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 in the year 1568.  

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

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 in the year 1568.  

Oct 05   On this day in history conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart  

Oct 14   Jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer in the year 1568.  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1568 roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England  

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

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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   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   Adriano Banchieri, composer was born on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1568 birth of tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639)  

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 in the year 1568.  

Feb 19   Miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80 in the year 1568.  

Mar 20   Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia, dies at 77 in the year 1568.  

May 23   On this day in history adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27  

Jun 01   On this day in history 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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