On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1567

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer and pioneer in development of opera (L'Orfeo, espro della Beata Vergine), baptised in Cremona, Italy (d. 1643)

Famous Weddings

  • Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell