On This Day

What Happened in July 1545

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jul 19 King Henry VIII's flagship Mary Rose sinks at Portsmouth; 73 die

  • Jul 21 The first landing of French troops onto the coast of the Isle of Wight during the French invasion

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 8 Don Carlos, son of Spanish King Philip II

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 12 Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish King Philip II, dies
  • Jul 19 George Carew, English admiral, drowns
  • Jul 19 Roger Grenville, English captain of Mary Rose, drowns