On This Day

What Happened in July 1573

Historical Events

  • Jul 6 Pacificatie of Boulogne: new peace treaty with huguenots
  • Jul 6 Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera
  • Jul 13 Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army
  • Jul 16 Alva demands submission of Zealand/Holland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 15 Inigo Jones, English architect (Queen's House, Covent Garden), born in London, England (d. 1652)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 7 Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect, dies at 65
  • Jul 10 Willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies
  • Jul 20 Lancelot of Brederode, water beggar, beheaded
  • Jul 29 Ruy Gómez de Silva, Spanish prince of Eboli (advisor to Spanish King Philip II), dies at 56
  • Jul 29 John Caius, English physician, dies at 62