On This Day

What Happened in September 1547

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sep 1 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V demands creation of an Imperial League (German state)

  • Sep 10 Battle of Pinkie, Midlothian: English beat the Scots

Historic Event

Sep 10 English demand Edward VI (10) wed Mary Queen of Scots (5)


Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 14 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch lawyer and statesman, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1619)
  • Sep 16 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet, born in Agra, Mughal India (d. 1595)
  • Sep 22 Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)

Miguel de Cervantes

Sep 29 Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, Spanish author (Don Quixote), born in Alcalá de Henares, Habsburg Spain (d. 1616)


Famous Deaths

  • Sep 10 Pierlugi Faraese, Italian son of Pope Paul III, murdered