1567 in History

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Events in History

  • Mar 11 Geuzen army leaves Walcheren to return to Oosterweel
  • Mar 13 Battle at Oosterweel: Spanish troops destroy Geuzenleger
  • Apr 11 Dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda
  • Jun 15 Battle at Carberry, Scotland: Protestant troops beat Earl Bothwell's army
  • Jun 15 Republic of Genoa expels Jews from its whole territory
  • Jun 16 Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison Scotland
  • Jun 20 Jews are expelled from Brazil by order of regent Don Henrique

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate; her 1-year-old son becomes King James VI of Scots

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • Jul 25 Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela.
  • Jul 29 James VI is crowned King of Scots at Stirling
  • Aug 8 Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels, Belgium
  • Sep 9 Lomaraal van Egmond & Philip van Hoorne captured
  • Sep 29 War of Religion breaks out in France - Huguenots try to kidnap King Charles IX
  • Sep 29 At a dinner, the Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the Count of Hoorn for treason
  • Oct 6 Duke of Alva becomes land guardian of Netherlands
  • Nov 10 Battle at St-Denis: French government army vs Huguenots

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 4 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect
  • May 1 Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 3 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer (Lake Champlain), born in Hiers-Brouage or La Rochelle, France (d. 1635)

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • Aug 21 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint
  • Sep 5 Date Masamune, Renowned Samurai and Daimyo in Japan (d. 1636)
  • Oct 10 Infanta Caterina Micaela of Spain (d. 1597)
  • Nov 1 Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (d. 1626)
  • Nov 14 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
  • Nov 21 Anne de Xainctonge, French saint (d. 1621)

Weddings in History

  • May 15 Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell

Deaths in History

  • Jan 23 Jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)
  • Jan 26 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
  • Feb 9 Henry Stuart, earl of Darnley/Consort of Mary Queen of Scots, murdered
  • Feb 10 Lord Darnley Stuart, husband of English queen Mary, murdered
  • Mar 31 Philip, the Generous, count of Hessen, dies at 62
  • Apr 18 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63
  • Apr 19 Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79
  • May 2 Marin Drzic, Croatian playwright (Dundo Maroje), dies
  • May 31 Pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies
  • May 31 Guido de Bres, Belgian theologian (b. 1522)
  • Jun 2 Shane O'Neill, Irish chieftain
  • Jun 12 Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1490)
  • Oct 1 Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508)
  • Nov 12 Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, Marshal of France, dies at 74