On This Day

Historical Events in 1575

Music History

Jan 22 English Queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly

  • Feb 8 University Leiden founded and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis"

Historic Event

Feb 11 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe

  • Feb 13 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims

Victory in Battle

Mar 3 Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi

  • Jun 28 Spanish troops conquer Buren
  • Jul 19 Spanish viceroy Gilles of Hierges attacks Oudewater
  • Aug 7 Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died
  • Sep 16 King Johan Casimir of Palts promises military aid to the Huguenots
  • Oct 10 Battle of Dormans: Roman Catholic forces under Duke Henry of Guise defeated the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others.
  • Oct 22 Foundation of Aguascalientes (one of 32 Federal Entities of Mexico)
  • Nov 8 French Roman Catholics & Huguenots signs treaty
  • Dec 14 Polish Parliament selects Istvan Bathory as king of Poland
  • Dec 16 The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.