history fiend logo history fiend area
history fiend spacer

Find Events By Day

 

Follow History Fiend on Twitter

Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1562 AD

January

January 15: 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens
January 17: Edict of St. Germain recognizes Huguenots in France

March

March 1: Blood bath at Vassy: General de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
March 9: Kissing in public banned in Naples (punishable by death)
March 15: General Francois de Guise enters Paris

April

April 30: 1st French colonists in US: Jean Ribaut and Hugenots at Parris Is NC

June

June 1: Emperor Ferdinand and Sultan Suleiman signs treaty

September

September 17: Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon

December

December 19: Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency and huguenots under Conde captured
<< 15611563 >>

Copyright © 2009 - 2018 History-Fiend.com Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us