What happened in 1571 in the Philippines?

What was the year 1571?

Year 1571 (MDLXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


Gregorian calendar 1571 MDLXXI
English Regnal year 13 Eliz. 1 – 14 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2115
Burmese calendar 933
Byzantine calendar 7079–7080

What happened when Spain invaded Philippines?

The Spanish colonial period of the Philippines began when explorer Ferdinand Magellan came to the islands in 1521 and claimed it as a colony for the Spanish Empire. The period lasted until the Philippine Revolution in 1898. … According to the Pew Research Center, more than 80 percent of Filipinos were Catholic in 2010.

What major event happened in 1571?

Battle of Lepanto, (October 7, 1571), naval engagement in the waters off southwestern Greece between the allied Christian forces of the Holy League and the Ottoman Turks during an Ottoman campaign to acquire the Venetian island of Cyprus.

Who brought Islam in the Philippines?

As early as 1380, an Arabian trader by the name of Karim Al Makhdum reportedly reached the Sulu Archipelago and later established Islam in the country. He established the first Muslim mosque in the Philippines in Barangay Tubig Indangan on Simunul Island in Tawi-Tawi.

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