On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1566

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Spanish King Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva

King of Spain Philip II of Spain
King of Spain
Philip II of Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen
1566 Highlights

About December 1, 1566

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 453 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius