On This Day

What Happened in October 1569

Historical Events

Historic Event

Oct 1 Duke of Norfolk arrested by Queen Elizabeth I for conspiring to marry Mary Queen of Scots

  • Oct 3 Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 18 Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 9 Vladimir of Staritsa, Russian prince (b. 1533)