What Happened on October 12, 1576

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Rudolf II succeeds Maximilian II as Holy Roman Emperor

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Dudley, British colonial governor of Massachusetts, born in Northamptonshire, England (d. 1653)
Born in 1576

Famous Deaths

1576 Highlights

About October 12, 1576

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 446 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra