On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1537

  • Mar 17 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese daimyō & warrior (Japan's second "great unifier"), born in Nakamura-ku, Japan (d. 1598)
  • May 20 Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)
  • Jul 20 Arnaud d'Ossat, French diplomat and writer, born in Larroque-Magnoac, France (d. 1604)
  • Oct 12 Edward VI Tudor, King of England (1547-53), born in Hampton Court Palace, Middlesex, England (d. 1553)

Person of interestJane Grey

Oct 13 Jane Grey, Queen of England in 1553 for 9 days, born in Bradgate, England (d. 1554)

Queen of England Jane Grey
Queen of England
Jane Grey
  • Dec 5 Ashikaga Yoshiaki, 15th Japanese shōgun, born in Japan (d. 1597)
  • Dec 20 John III, King of Sweden (1568-92), born in Östergötland, Sweden (d. 1592)