Casket Letters found: 20 June 1567 – This Day in History

The Casket Letters—which directly implicated Mary, Queen of Scots, in a plot with James Hepburn, 4th earl of Bothwell, to murder Mary’s husband, Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley—were said to have been discovered this day in 1567.

More Events on this day:

1992: A new constitution went into effect in Paraguay, signaling the end of military rule established in the 1950s by Alfredo Stroessner.

1928: American jazz musician Eric Dolphy was born in Los Angeles.

1905: American playwright and screenwriter Lillian Hellman was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.

1887: German Dada artist and poet Kurt Schwitters was born in Hannover.

Source: Encyclopædia Britannica Online Daily

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