What Happened in 1565

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Significant Events

  • Jan 25 Battle at Talikota India: Deccan sultanate destroy Vijayanagar's army and the last Hindu kingdom of Southern India
  • Apr 27 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
  • Aug 28 Oldest city in the US established - St Augustine Florida
  • Sep 8 1st permanent settlement in US begun at St Augustine, Florida
  • Dec 24 Compromise of the Nobles in Habsburg Netherlands closes against inquisition
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Did You Know?

Portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On March 1, 1565


World Leaders in 1565

Famous People Born in 1565

  • Apr 2 Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch explorer (d. 1599)
  • May 15 Henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam
  • Sep 28 Alessandro Tassoni, Modena Italy, political writer (Rape of Bucket)
  • Nov 10 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl of Essex/cousin/lover of Elizabeth I
  • Nov 10 Laurentius Paulinus Gothus, Swedish theologian and astronomer (d. 1646)

Famous Weddings

  • Jul 29 Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 27 Robrecht de Berghes, prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64), dies
  • Mar 17 Alexander Ales [Alesius], Scottish theologian of the school of Augsburg, dies at 64
  • May 14 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies
  • Jun 12 Adrianus Turnebus, French classical scholar (b. 1512)
  • Jun 17 Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536)
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