On This Day

What Happened in July 1567

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • Jul 25 Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela

Royal Coronation

Jul 29 James VI is crowned King of Scots at Stirling

Famous Birthdays

Samuel de Champlain

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