1565 in History – What happened in year 1565

In history, year 1565 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 1565.

Know what happened in 1565:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 March Rio de Janeiro was founded by the Portuguese as São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, in honor of Sebastian, the saint who was the namesake and patron of the then Portuguese monarch D. Sebastião.
01 March Rio de Janeiro was founded by the Portuguese as São Sebastiãodo Rio de Janeiro.
01 MarchRio de Janeiro (Christ the Redeemer statue pictured) wasfounded by the Portuguese as São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1565:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AprilCornelis de Houtman / Explorer / Netherlands
06 OctoberMarie de Gournay / Writer / France
10 NovemberRobert Devereux / Politician / United Kingdom
10 NovemberLaurentius Paulinus Gothus / Astronomer / Sweden
15 MayHendrick de Keyser / Sculptor / Netherlands
17 SeptemberEdward Fortunatus / Nobleman / Germany

More years: 1505 | 1515 | 1525 | 1535 | 1545 | 1555 | 1565 | 1575 | 1585 | 1595 || 1565 | 1665 | 1765 | 1865 | 1965

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