On This Day

February 1575 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 8 University Leiden founded, and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis"

Historic Event

Feb 11 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe

  • Feb 13 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 4 Pierre de Barulle, French cardinal

Weddings in History

  • Feb 13 Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont.