Events in year of 1565

  • 04-271st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
  • 06-14Catharina de Medici and Duke of Alva discuss Calvinism
  • 07-29Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
  • 08-28Oldest city in the US, St. Augustine Florida, established
  • 09-081st permanent settlement in US forms (St Augustine, Florida)
  • 09-08Turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese and Knights of St. John
  • 09-20Spaniards capture Fort Caroline, Florida and massacre the French
  • 11-13Pope Pius IV publishes degree Professi fidei
  • 12-24Compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition

People born in year of 1565

  • 05-15Henrick de Keyser: Architect / master builder of Amsterdam
  • 09-28Alessandro Tassoni: Modena, Italy -- Political writer (Rape of Bucket)

People died in year of 1565

  • 01-27Robrecht de Berghes: Prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64)
  • 03-17Alexander Alesius [Aless / Alane]: Theologist / physician, dies at 64
  • 05-14Nicolaus von Amsdorf: German reform theologist
  • 12-13Konrad von Gesner: Naturalist, dies at 49

Events in year of 1566

  • 01-07Antonio "Michele" Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V
  • 01-07Michaele Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V
  • 02-13St. Augustine, Florida founded
  • 04-05200 Brussel nobles offer Margaretha of Parma a petition
  • 08-10Iconoclasm begins
  • 08-20Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium
  • 08-23Beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam
  • 08-23Land guardian Margaretha van Parma grants Calvinists rights
  • 08-25Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht
  • 12-01Spanish King Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, Duke of Alva

People born in year of 1566

  • 01-14Angelo Notari: Composer
  • 05-26Mohammed III: Sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)
  • 06-19James I Stuart: King of Scotland (James VI) / England (1567 / 1603-25)
  • 06-20Sigismund III: King of Poland / Sweden
  • 08-12Isabella CE: Infante of Spain / Governess of the Netherlands
  • 11-06Julien Perrichon: Composer
  • 11-10Robert Devereux: 2nd Earl of Essex / cousin / lover of Elizabeth I
  • 12-01Philip: Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, Governor of Ft Gorinchem / Nijmegen
  • 12-11Manuel Cardoso: Composer

People died in year of 1566

  • 01-07Ludovicus Blosius [Louis de Blois "Dacrianus"]: Writer
  • 03-09David Riccio: Italian singer / secretary of Mary Stuart, murdered
  • 03-26Antonio de Cabezon: Composer
  • 03-28Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein: Austrian diplomat, dies at 79
  • 04-25Diane de Poitiers: Lover of French King Henry II
  • 05-10Leonhard Fuchs: German botanist, dies at 65
  • 07-02Nostradamus [Michel de Nostre-Dam]: French astrologist, dies at 62
  • 08-04Girolamo della Robbia: Italian Sculptor (Majolica relief)
  • 09-02Taddeo Zuccari: Italian painter, dies at 37
  • 09-05Suleiman I: Great Law Giver, Sultan of Turkey (1520-66), dies at 71
  • 09-22John Agricola [Schneider]: German Theologist / Prime Minister
  • 09-27Marcus A Vida [Marcus Hieronymus]: Italian humanist / Poet / Bishop