What Happened In History Year 1575

Historical Events for the Year 1575

  • 25th January » Luanda, the capital of Angola, is founded by the Portuguese navigator Paulo Dias de Novais.
  • 8th February » Universiteit Leiden is founded, and given the motto 'Praesidium Libertatis'.
  • 13th February » Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims and marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont on the same day.
  • 3rd March » Indian Mughal Empire known as Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali people known as Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
  • 7th July » Raid of the Redeswire, the last major battle between Kingdom of England or England and Kingdom of Scotland or Scotland.
  • 10th October » Battle of Dormans: Roman Catholic forces under Duke Henry of Guise defeat the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others.
  • 22nd October » Foundation of Aguascalientes (Aguascalientes) called Aguascalientes.

Famous Birthdays in 1575

  • 4th February » Pierre de Bérulle, French cardinal (d. 1629)
  • 27th February » John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (d. 1616)
  • 5th March » William Oughtred, English mathematician (d. 1660)
  • 26th June » Anne Catherine of Brandenburg (d. 1612)
  • 14th August » Robert Hayman, English-Canadian poet and politician (d. 1629)
  • 15th August » Bartol Kašić, Croatian linguist and lexicographer (d. 1650)
  • 4th November » Guido Reni, Italian painter (d. 1642)

Famous Deaths in History for 1575

  • 22nd January » James Hamilton, Duke of Châtellerault (b. 1516)
  • 11th March » Matthias Flacius, Croatian theologian and reformer (b. 1520)
  • 15th March » Annibale Padovano, Italian organist and composer (b. 1527)
  • 24th March » Joseph ben Ephraim Karo, Spanish-Portuguese rabbi (b. 1488)
  • 17th May » Matthew Parker, English archbishop (b. 1504)
  • 29th June » Baba Nobuharu, Japanese samurai (b. 1515)
  • 14th July » Richard Taverner, English translator (b. 1505)
  • 17th September » Heinrich Bullinger, Swiss theologian and reformer (b. 1504)
  • 17th October » Gaspar Cervantes de Gaeta, Spanish cardinal (b. 1511)
  • 23rd December » Akiyama Nobutomo, Japanese samurai (b. 1531)
  • 31st December » Pierino Belli, Italian commander and jurist (b. 1502)

Historical events for the year 1575 by month