In history, year 1568 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1568.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1568 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|23 may||The Netherlands declared their independence from Spain. The Dutch Revolt was the successful revolt of the northern, largely Protestant Seven Provinces of the Low Countries against the rule of the Roman Catholic King Philip II of Spain, who had inherited the region (Seventeen Provinces) from the defunct Duchy of Burgundy. The southern Catholic provinces initially joined in the revolt, but later submitted to Spain.|
|23 september||Anglo–Spanish War-At San Juan de Ulúa (in modern Veracruz,Mexico), Spanish naval forces forced English privateers to halt theirillegal trade.|
|20 October||The Mughal emperor Akbar attacked Chittorgarh.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1568:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|03 September||Adriano Banchieri / Composer / Italy|
|05 September||Tommaso Campanella / Poet / Italy|
|09 March||Aloysius Gonzaga / Saint / Italy|
|11 February||Honoré d'Urfé / Author / France|
|17 May||Anna Vasa of Sweden / Princess / Sweden|
|29 May||Virginia de' Medici / Queen / Italy|
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