Historical Events for Year 1570
Events 1 - 18 of 18
Jan 2nd - Tsar Ivan the Terrible's march to Novgorod begins
Jan 4th - Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
Jan 9th - Tsar Ivan the terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod
Jan 23rd - Earl of Moray, regent of Scotland, assassinated; civil war breaks out
Feb 25th - Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth, absolves her subjects from allegiance
Feb 28th - Anti-Portugese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas
Mar 4th - King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students
Apr 14th - Polish Calvinists/Lutherians/Hernhutters unify against Jesuits
Apr 24th - Battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman
May 10th - Czar Ivan IV becomes Protestant
May 20th - Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum"
May 22nd - 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published
Jul 25th - Battle at Arnay-le-Duc Bourgundy: Huguenots-French government army
Aug 8th - Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots
Aug 16th - King Janos Sigismund Zapolyai signs secret treaty with Maximilian II
Nov 1st - All Saints Flood, tidal wave in the North Sea devastates the coast from Holland to Jutland; killing more than 1,000 people.
Dec 9th - Geuzen under Herman de Ruyter occupies Loevestein
Dec 13th - Sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin