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What Happened on October 11, 1579

Famous Deaths

  • Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (1565-79), assassinated at 72 or 73
1579 Highlights

About October 11, 1579

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 441 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra