On This Day

What Happened in October 1550

Historical Events

  • Oct 5 Foundation of the city of ConcepciĆ³n, Chile.

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 4 Charles IX, King of Sweden (1604-11), born in Stockholm Castle, Sweden (d. 1611)
  • Oct 15 Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg and brother of William of Orange

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 23 Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (b. 1480)