On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1568

Famous Deaths

  • Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Flemish general and statesman executed at 45
  • Philips van Montmorency count of Horne, admiral/statesman, beheaded
  • Willem Key, painter, dies at about 47
1568 Highlights

About June 5, 1568

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 452 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini