On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1574

Historical Events

  • -2] Storm breaks Leiden dike; drowns 20,000 Spanish soldiers

Famous Deaths

  • Maarten van Heemskerck, Dutch painter (Christ), dies at 76
1574 Highlights

About October 1, 1574

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 447 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra