September 1571 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 4 Catholic rebellion in Scotland

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 29 Caravaggio [Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio], Italian painter, (Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy), born in Milan [d. 1610] [date disputed]

Deaths in History

  • Sep 4 Matthew Stuart, Earl of Lennox, regent of Scotland for his grandson King James VI, shot and killed during a skirmish in Stirling at 54
  • Sep 23 John Jewel, English bishop, dies at 49