Historical Events in 1562

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  • Friday 12
  • Saturday 13
  • Sunday 14
  • Monday 15
  • Tuesday 16
  • Wednesday 17
  • Thursday 18
  • Friday 19
  • Saturday 20
  • Sunday 21
  • Monday 22
  • Tuesday 23
  • Wednesday 24
  • Thursday 25
  • Friday 26
  • Saturday 27
  • Sunday 28
  • Monday 29
  • Tuesday 30
  • Jan 15th 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens
  • Jan 17th Edict of St Germain recognizes Huguenots in France
  • Jan 18th The Council of Trent is reopened by Pope Pius IV for its third (and final) session
  • Mar 1st Blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
  • Mar 9th Kissing in public banned in Naples (punishable by death)
  • Mar 15th General Francois de Guise enters Paris
  • Apr 30th 1st French colonists in North America: Jean Ribault & colonists arrive in Florida
  • Jun 1st Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I & Sultan Suleiman signs treaty
  • Sep 17th Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon
  • Dec 19th Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency & huguenots under Condé captured