On This Day

What Happened in September 1561

Historical Events

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

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

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Philip II of Spain

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)