On This Day

What Happened in January 1574

Historical Events

  • Jan 29 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 9 Christoph Buel, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1631)
  • Jan 17 Robert Fludd, British physician, author, and mystical philosopher, baptized in Bearsted, Kent, England (d. 1637)
  • Jan 23 Lucas Franchoys the Elder, Belgian painter, born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1643)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 30 Damião de Góis, Portuguese philosopher (b. 1502)