On This Day

What Happened in December 1562

Historical Events

  • Dec 19 Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency & huguenots under Condé captured

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 18 Philipp Dulichius, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 6 Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter and architect, dies at 67
  • Dec 17 Adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82