On This Day

May 1571 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

May 16 German astronomer Johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4:37 AM

  • May 19 Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founds Manilla in the Philippines
  • May 20 Venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League

Birthdays in History

  • May 11 Niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord (d. 1637)