On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1561

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

  • Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon
1561 Highlights

About August 24, 1561

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 460 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo