On This Day

What Happened in August 1546

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 1 Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (co-founder of Society of Jesus), dies at 39
  • Aug 3 Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect, dies at 62
  • Aug 3 √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar and printer, dies on his 37th birthday
  • Aug 12 Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies