On This Day

What Happened in August 1563

Historical Events

Historic Event

Aug 17 King Charles IX of France declared an adult at 13

  • Aug 30 Jewish community of Neutitschlin, Moravia, expelled

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 11 Bartolomé de Escobedo, Spanish composer, dies at about 63 [birthdate uncertain, circa 1500]
  • Aug 18 Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer, dies at 32