What Happened In History Year 1573

Historical Events for the Year 1573

  • 25th January » Battle of Mikatagahara: In Japan, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  • 28th January » Articles of the Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
  • 26th May » The Battle of Haarlemmermeer, a naval engagement in the Dutch War of Independence.
  • 26th June » French Wars of Religion: Siege of La Rochelle (1572–73) called Siege of La Rochelle ends.
  • 6th July » Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera.
  • 8th October » End of the Spanish siege of Alkmaar, the first Dutch victory in Eighty Years War.

Famous Birthdays in 1573

  • 20th January » Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624)
  • 28th February » Elias Holl, German architect (d. 1646)
  • 13th April » Christina of Holstein-Gottorp (d. 1625)
  • 17th April » Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651)
  • 16th August » Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland (d. 1598)
  • 6th October » Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire (d. 1624)
  • 7th October » William Laud, English archbishop (d. 1645)

Famous Deaths in History for 1573

  • 13th May » Takeda Shingen, Japanese daimyo (b. 1521)
  • 7th July » Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect, designed the Church of the Gesu and Villa Farnese (b. 1507)
  • 29th July » John Caius, English physician and academic (b. 1510)
  • 14th August » Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese daimyo (b. 1548)
  • 7th September » Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal (b. 1535)
  • 23rd September » Azai Hisamasa, Japanese warlord (b. 1524)
  • 27th October » Laurentius Petri, Swedish archbishop (b. 1499)
  • 30th December » Giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian author and poet (b. 1504)

Historical events for the year 1573 by month