On This Day

December 1566 in History

Events in History

Appointment of Interest

Dec 1 Spanish King Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva

King of Spain Philip II of Spain
King of Spain
Philip II of Spain

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 1 Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen
  • Dec 20 Edward Wightman, English radical Anabaptist, born in Burton upon Trent (d. 1612)