On This Day

What Happened in July 1558

Historical Events

  • Jul 13 Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines
  • Jul 23 Battle of Grevelingen: Lamoraal, Count of Egmont beat France

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 11 Robert Greene, English writer (Friar Bacon), born in Norwich, England (d. 1592)