On This Day

What Happened in January 1566

Historical Events

  • Jan 7 Antonio "Michele" Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 14 Angelo Notari, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1663)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 7 Ludovicus Blosius, [Louis de Blois "Dacrianus"], wrtier, dies