On This Day

Historical Events in May 1576

  • May 14 Dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten

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May 23 Tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe
  • May 29 Spanish army under Mondragon conquers Zierik sea