On This Day

What Happened in July 1568

Historical Events

  • Jul 10 Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish
  • Jul 13 Dean of St. Paul's London, Alexander Nowell perfects a way to bottle beer
  • Jul 21 Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 6 Johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61
  • Jul 23 Don Carlos, son of Spanish King Philip II, dies at about 23
  • Jul 24 Prince Don Carlos of Spain (b. 1545)