On This Day

Events in History in 1575

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe
  • Feb 13 Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Mar 3 Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi

Mughal Emperor Akbar
Mughal Emperor
  • Jun 28 Spanish troops conquer Buren
  • Jul 19 Spanish viceroy Gilles of Hierges attacks Oudewater
  • Aug 7 Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died
  • Sep 16 King Johan Casimir of Palts promises military aid to the Huguenots
  • Oct 10 Battle of Dormans: Roman Catholic forces under Duke Henry of Guise defeated the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others.
  • Oct 22 Foundation of Aguascalientes (one of 32 Federal Entities of Mexico)
  • Nov 8 French Roman Catholics & Huguenots signs treaty
  • Dec 14 Polish Parliament selects Istvan Bathory as king of Poland
  • Dec 16 The 1575 Valdivia earthquake takes place.