On This Day

What Happened in September 1543

Historical Events

  • Sep 3 Cardinal Beaton replaces the Earl of Arran as regent for Queen Mary of Scotland
  • Sep 6 French & Turkish fleet occupies Nice

Victory in Battle

Sep 7 Duke Willem of Gulik surrenders to emperor Charles V

Royal Coronation

Sep 9 Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned "Queen of Scots" in the central Scottish town of Stirling

  • Sep 12 Treaty of Venlo signed by Duke Willem of Gulik and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V during Italian Wars

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 14 Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit priest (5th Superior General of the Society of Jesus), born in Atri, Italy (d. 1615)