On This Day

What Happened in July 1566

Famous Deaths

Person of interestNostradamus

Jul 2 Nostradamus [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist and prophet (Les Propheties), dies at 62

Astrologer/Prophet Nostradamus
  • Jul 18 Bartolom√© de las Casas, Spanish friar and social historian, dies at 81
  • Jul 30 Guillaume Rondelet, French naturalist famous for his study of marine animals, dies at 58
  • Jul 31 Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92