On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1579

Historical Events

  • Union of Utrecht signed by Northern Habsburg counties of Holland and Zeeland, and provinces of Utrecht and Groningen, marking the beginning of protestant Dutch Republic
1579 Highlights

About January 23, 1579

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 443 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius