On This Day

What Happened in September 1574

Historical Events

  • Sep 13 Turkish fleet recaptures Tunis

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 16 Samuel Coster, Dutch physician and playwright (Polyxena), born in Amsterdam (d. 1665)
  • Sep 18 Claudio Achillini, Italian lawyer and poet, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1640)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 17 Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, Spanish admiral and explorer who founded St. Augustine, Florida, dies at 55