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Historical Events In 1568

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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   Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace in the year 1568.  

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

Mar 09   In the year 1568 aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint  

Mar 20   Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Treaty of Longjumeau French huguenots go on strike in the year 1568.  

Mar 23   Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike on this day in history.  

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

May 13   Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside in the year 1568.  

May 16   Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England on this day in history.  

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

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

May 19   Mary, queen of Scots, arrested in the year 1568.  

May 23   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 in the year 1568.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history duke of Alva, & 18 nobles, beheaded  

Jun 01   Duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels on this day in history.  

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

Jul 06   Johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   On this day in history dean of St Paul's Cathedral perfects a way to bottle beer  

Jul 21   In the year 1568 battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion  

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

Sep 03   In the year 1568 adriano Banchieri, composer  

Sep 24   Antoon van Stralen, Flemish mayor of Antwerp, beheaded at about 47 in the year 1568.  

Oct 03   In the year 1568 elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain, dies at 23  

Oct 05   Conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1568 jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer  

Oct 21   On this day in history 2nd Altenburger sermon: Philippisten/Gnesiolutheranen  

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

Dec 24   In the year 1568 uprising of Morisco's in Granada  

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Famous Birthdays In 1568

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 11   On this day in history birth of honorĂ© d'UrfĂ©, French writer (d. 1625)  

Mar 09   Aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint was born in the year 1568.  

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

May 17   In the year 1568 birth of christoph Thomas Walliser, composer  

Sep 03   In the year 1568 birth of adriano Banchieri, composer  

Sep 05   Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639) was born in the year 1568.  

Famous Deaths In 1568

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 15   On this day in history hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36  

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 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.  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history death of lamoraal, earl of Egmont/prince of Gavere, beheaded  

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

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

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