On This Day

What Happened in December 1575

Historical Events

  • Dec 14 Polish Parliament selects Istvan Bathory as king of Poland
  • Dec 16 The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 23 Akiyama Nobutomo, Japanese warrior (hanged) (b. 1531)
  • Dec 31 Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)