Happy New Year 1562 “May God keep you and your wife for many years. And may he give you a happy new year, for tomorrow is New Year’s Eve for 1562.”Letter to her brother Don Lorenzo de Cepeda in Quito (Ecuador)In fact, it was 24 December. In Avila, the new year began on Christmas Day, until 1564 when the date for beginning the new year was changed to 1 January. Share this:TwitterFacebookWhatsAppTelegramPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedInPocketPrintEmailMoreSkypeLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.