On This Day

What Happened in September 1568

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 3 Adriano Banchieri, Italian organist, composer, poet, and monk, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1634)
  • Sep 5 Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet, born in Stignano, Kingdom of Sicily (d. 1639)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 24 Antoon van Stralen, Flemish mayor of Antwerp, beheaded at about 47