Historical Events in 1573

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  • Jan 1st Geuzen sets fire to Woudrichem
  • Jan 25th Battle of Mikatagahara, in Japan; Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  • Jan 28th Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
  • Mar 7th Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty
  • May 9th Polish Parliament selects Duke of Anjou as king
  • Jul 6th Pacificatie of Boulogne: new peace treaty with huguenots
  • Jul 6th Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera.
  • Jul 13th Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army
  • Jul 16th Alva demands submission of Zealand/Holland

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Aug 7th Francis Drake's fleet returns to Plymouth after a year spent raiding for Spanish treasure

Vice Admiral and Navigator Francis Drake
Vice Admiral and Navigator
Francis Drake
  • Aug 21st Spain begin siege of Alkmaar in the Netherlands
  • Oct 9th Don Frederik and the Spanish disband the siege of Alkmaar
  • Oct 11th Battle of South Seas - Dutch rebels beat Spanish navy
  • Nov 22nd The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded.
  • Nov 29th Don Luis de Requesensy Zuniga succeeds duke of Alva as land guardian of Netherlands