On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1582

Gregory Conquers Julius Caesar

Historical Events

  • Last Julian calendar day in Spain, Portugal and pontifical states. To sync to the Gregorian calendar, 10 days are skipped and the next date is Oct 15.

Famous Deaths

  • Theresia van Avila, Spanish mystic writer, dies
1582 Highlights

About October 4, 1582

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 439 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra