1571 in History
January 11 Emperor Maximilian II grants Austrian adel freedom of religion
January 23 Queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London
March 19 Spanish troops occupy Manila
March 25 Catholic Italian businessman Roberto Ridolfi leaves Enngeland
May 16 Johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4:37 AM
May 19 Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines
May 20 Venice, Spain and Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League
September 4 Catholic coup in Scotland
October 4 Synod of Emden
October 7 Battle at Lepanto: Saint League (Spain and Italy) destroys Turkish fleet