On This Day

What Happened in July 1570

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jul 14 Pope Pius V introduces a standardised Roman Missal (text of the Latin mass), a reform of the Council of Trent. Will remain unchanged for 400 years.

Treaty of Interest

Jul 25 Battle of Arnay-le-Duc, Burgundy: Huguenot victory forces Charles IX of France to agree to a peace treaty that ends the Third War of Religion


Famous Deaths

  • Jul 3 Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67
  • Jul 25 Ivan Viskovati, chancellor of Russia, executed