On This Day

October 1550 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 5 Foundation of the city of Concepción, Chile.

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 4 Charles IX, King of Sweden (1604-11), born in Stockholm Castle, Sweden (d. 1611)
  • Oct 15 Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg and brother of William of Orange

Deaths in History

  • Oct 23 Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (b. 1480)