On This Day

What Happened in November 1559

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 13 Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1621)
  • Nov 15 Albert VII, Archduke of Austria and cardinal-archbishop of Toledo, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1621)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83
  • Nov 18 Cuthbert Tunstall, English churchman (b. 1474)
  • Nov 28 Erasmus Sarcerius, German Lutheran theologian and reformer, dies at about 58