On This Day

What Happened in February 1575

Historical Events

  • Feb 8 University Leiden founded and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis"

Historic Event

Feb 11 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe

  • Feb 13 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 4 Pierre de Barulle, French cardinal

Famous Weddings

  • Feb 13 Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont.