1565 in History

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Events in History

  • Jan 25 Battle at Talikota India: the Deccan sultanate destroy Vijayanagar's army and the last Hindu kingdom of Southern India
  • Mar 1 Portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Apr 27 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
  • Jun 14 Catharina de Medici & Duke of Alva discuss Calvinism
  • Jun 17 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru.
  • Jun 23 Turgut Reis (Dragut), commander of the Ottoman Navy, dies during the Siege of Malta.
  • Aug 28 Oldest city in the US established - St Augustine Florida
  • Sep 8 1st permanent settlement in US begun at St Augustine, Florida
  • Sep 8 Turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese & Knights of St John
  • Sep 20 Spaniards capture Fort Caroline Fla & massacre the French

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 13 King Philip II's "Letters out Segovia" reaches Brussels

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • Nov 13 Pope Pius IV publishes degree Professi fidei
  • Dec 24 Compromise of the Nobles in Habsburg Netherlands closes against inquisition

Birthdays in History

  • 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)

Weddings in History

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

Deaths in History

  • 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)
  • Oct 5 Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (b. 1522)
  • Oct 12 Jean Ribault, French explorer and colonizer (b. 1520)
  • Oct 14 Thomas Chaloner, English statesman and poet (b. 1521)
  • Oct 22 Jean, Vicomte d'Aguisy Grolier de Servieres, French bibliophile (b. 1479)
  • Dec 9 Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66
  • Dec 13 Conrad Gessner, Swiss naturalist (b. 1516)
  • Dec 18 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62