On This Day

February 1563 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 15 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
  • Feb 18 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise

Deaths in History

  • Feb 1 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, dies of fever
  • Feb 2 Hans Neusiedler, Hungarian/German luitist/author, dies at approx 54
  • Feb 24 Francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44