- Catalina de Erauso is born in this year (according to her).
- Catalina de Erauso‘s baptismal certificate claims she was born this year.
- March 18: Catalina de Erauso cuts her hair, disguises herself as a man, gives herself the name “Francisco de Loyola”, and escapes from the convent where she is being raised.
- Holy Monday: Catalina de Erauso embarks for the New World, where she will live a very adventurous life committing numerous crimes.
- Catalina de Erauso‘s autobiography ends.
- Catalina de Erauso dies.
- Julie d’Aubigny is born.
- Julie d’Aubigny becomes romantically involved with her father’s boss. He ended the affair and had her married off to Sieur de Maupin — although the two would not live together. Then she becomes romantically involved with her fencing instructor, who becomes a fugitive from the law. Julie disguises herself as a man and goes on the run with him — and begins a life of adventure and scandal across France.
- Julie d’Aubigny, now a renowned opera singer in Paris, is challenged to a duel by three men after kissing a woman at a ball. She bests all three — and is pardoned by the king of France because the laws against dueling only apply to men.
- Julie d’Aubigny begins performing at the opera in Brussels.
- Julie d’Aubigny returns to Paris and begins performing in the Paris Opera.