1566 in History
January 7 Antonio "Michele" Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V
January 7 Michaele Ghislieri is elected Pope Pius V
February 13 St. Augustine, Florida founded
April 5 200 Brussel nobles offer Margaretha of Parma a petition
August 20 Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium
August 23 Beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam
August 23 Land guardian Margaretha van Parma grants Calvinists rights
August 25 Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht
December 1 Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva