On This Day

December 1573 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 22 Ernst Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz and Stadtholder of Friesland, Groningen, and Drenthe, born in Dillenburg, Germany (d. 1632)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 11 Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged
  • Dec 30 Giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian writer (b. 1504)