On This Day

What Happened in December 1569

Historical Events

  • Dec 15 Westmoreland flees to Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 18 Jakob Hassler, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1622)
  • Dec 30 Georg Quitschreiber, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 23 St Philip II, Metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible