On This Day

What Happened in July 1546

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 4 Murad III, Sultan of Turkey (1574-95), born in Manisa, Ottoman Empire (d. 1595)
  • Jul 5 Johann Steuerlein, German composer, born in Schmalkalden, Germany (d. 1613)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 4 Hayreddin Barbarossa, Admiral of the Ottoman Navy (b. 1478)
  • Jul 16 Anne Askew, English Protestant (burned at the stake) (b. 1521)