On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1578

Famous Deaths

  • John of Austria, Spanish military leader (Battle of Lepanto), and governor of the Netherlands, dies of a fever at 31
1578 Highlights

About October 1, 1578

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 443 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra