On This Day

What Happened in September 1561

Historical Events

Conference of Interest

Sep 9 Conference of Poissy: Religious theologians gathered by Catherine de' Medici

Historic Event

Sep 23 King Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida


Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 10 Hernando Arias de Saavedra, Spanish-American colonial governor, born in AsunciĆ³n (d. 1634)
  • Sep 29 Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician, born in Leuven (d. 1615)