On This Day

January 1574 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 29 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 17 Robert Fludd, British physician, author, and mystical philosopher, baptized in Bearsted, Kent, England (d. 1637)
  • Jan 23 Lucas Franchoys the Elder, Belgian painter, born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1643)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 30 Damião de Góis, Portuguese philosopher (b. 1502)