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Historical Events In 1568

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

Jan 24   In the year 1568 in the Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw  

Feb 15   Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1568 holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace  

Feb 19   In the year 1568 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   On this day in history 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   Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike in the year 1568.  

May 11   On this day in history christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain)  

May 13   Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history mary Queen of Scotland flees to England  

May 17   On this day in history christoph Thomas Walliser, composer  

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

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

May 23   On this day in history battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed  

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

Jun 01   Duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels in the year 1568.  

Jun 05   Lamoraal, earl of Egmont/prince of Gavere, beheaded on this day in history.  

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

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   Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain, dies at 23 on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1568 conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart  

Oct 14   On this day in history 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   Uprising of Morisco's in Granada in the year 1568.  

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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 in the year 1568.  

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

May 11   In the year 1568 birth of christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain)  

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

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

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

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

Jun 01   Duke of Alva, & 18 nobles, beheaded died on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history 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   Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23 on this day in history.  

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