What Happened on August 24, 1561

Famous Birthdays

  • Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry), born in Zielona Góra, Poland (d. 1613)

Famous Weddings

William I of Orange

William I of Orange (28) weds for a second time to Anna, Duchess of Saxony (16); divorce in 1571

1561 Highlights

About August 24, 1561

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 462 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo