1565 events in history

Jan 26 Battle of Talikota, fought between the Vijayanagara Empire and the Islamic sultanates of the Deccan, leads to the subjugation, and eventual destruction of the last Hindu kingdom in India, and the consolidation of Islamic rule over much of the Indian subcontinent
Mar 1 The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded
Apr 27 Cebu is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines
May 18 The Great Siege of Malta begins, in which Ottoman forces attempt and fail to conquer Malta
May 18 The Royal Audiencia of Concepción is created by a decree of Philip II of Spain
Jun 17 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru
Jun 23 Turgut Reis (Dragut), commander of the Ottoman navy, dies during the Siege of Malta
Jul 29 The widowed Mary, Queen of Scots, marries Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Duke of Albany, at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland
Aug 28 Pedro Menéndez de Avilés sights land near St. Augustine, Florida and founds the oldest continuously occupied European-established city in the continental United States
Sep 8 The Knights of Malta lift the Turkish siege of Malta that began on May 18
Sep 11 Ottoman forces retreat from Malta ending the Great Siege of Malta