1574 in History – What happened in year 1574

✅ Published on March 24th, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1574 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 1574.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1574 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
30 mayHenry III became King of France. Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was the last French monarch of the Valois dynasty.
01 OctoberThe third Sikh Guru Amardas died.
30 AugustGuru Ram Das became the fourth Guru of the Sikhs.


Famous birthdays in the year 1574:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JulyJoseph Hall / Mystic / United Kingdom
07 AugustRobert Dudley / Explorer / United Kingdom
14 MayFrancesco Rasi / Writer / Italy
17 January Robert Fludd / Physician / United Kingdom
24 JulyThomas Platter the Younger / Author / Switzerland
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