On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1576

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) abjures Catholicism at Tours


1576 Highlights

About February 5, 1576

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 444 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius