On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1563

Historical Events

  • Cornerstone laid for El Escorial, new Spanish royal palace commissioned by Philip II, by architect Juan Bautista de Toledo
1563 Highlights

About April 23, 1563

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 458 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus