What Happened In History Year 1567

Historical Events for the Year 1567

  • 20th January » Battle of Rio de Janeiro (1567) named Battle of Rio de Janeiro: Portuguese Empire named Portuguese forces under the command of Estácio de Sá definitively drive the French out of Rio de Janeiro.
  • 15th May » Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, her third husband.
  • 24th July » Mary, Queen of Scots, is forced to abdicate and replaced by her 1-year-old son James VI and I or James VI.
  • 25th July » Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela.
  • 29th July » James VI and I known as James VI is crowned King of Kingdom of Scotland called Scotland at Stirling.
  • 29th September » At a dinner, the Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alba or Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the Philip de Montmorency, Count of Hoorn known as Count of Hoorn for treason.

Famous Birthdays in 1567

  • 12th February » Thomas Campion, English composer and poet (d. 1620)
  • 15th May » Claudio Monteverdi, Italian priest and composer (d. 1643)
  • 21st August » Francis de Sales, Swiss bishop and saint (d. 1622)
  • 5th September » Date Masamune, Japanese daimyo (d. 1636)
  • 10th October » Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain (d. 1597)
  • 1st November » Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, 1st Count of Gondomar, Spanish academic and diplomat (d. 1626)
  • 14th November » Maurice, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
  • 21st November » Anne de Xainctonge, French saint, founded the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin (d. 1621)
  • 15th December » Christoph Demantius, German composer, poet, and theorist (d. 1643)

Famous Deaths in History for 1567

  • 23rd January » Jiajing Emperor of China (b. 1507)
  • 26th January » Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat (b. 1497)
  • 31st March » Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (b. 1504)
  • 18th April » Wilhelm von Grumbach, German adventurer (b. 1503)
  • 19th April » Michael Stifel, German monk and mathematician (b. 1487)
  • 31st May » Guido de Bres, Belgian pastor and theologian (b. 1522)
  • 12th June » Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich, English politician, Lord Chancellor known as Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1490)
  • 1st October » Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508)
  • 12th November » Anne de Montmorency, French soldier and diplomat (b. 1493)

Historical events for the year 1567 by month