February 1568 in History

Events in History

Maximilian II Pays Tribute

Feb 17 Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II agrees to pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire for peace

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 11 HonorĂ© d'UrfĂ©, French writer (d. 1625)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 15 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
  • Feb 19 Miles Coverdale, English Bishop and co-translator of the 1st complete Bible in English (Coverdale Bible), dies at 80