On This Day

What Happened in July 1567

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate; her 1-year-old son becomes King James VI of Scots

Queen of Scotland Mary, Queen of Scots
Queen of Scotland
Mary, Queen of Scots
King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • Jul 25 Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela

CrownRoyal Coronation

Jul 29 James VI is crowned King of Scots at Stirling

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestSamuel de Champlain

Jul 3 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer (Lake Champlain), born in Hiers-Brouage or La Rochelle, France (d. 1635)

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain