Historical Events For 1577
Monday, 24 April 2017
Feb 06 On this day in history king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots
Feb 08 On this day in history robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
Feb 12 In the year 1577 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
Feb 26 On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43
Mar 17 On this day in history martin Frobisher c1539-1594 gets commission from the Cathay Company to hunt for gold in the Arctic; he will return with tons of worthless pyrites, which are dumped as street ballast in London, giving rise to the legend that the streets of London were paved with gold
Mar 26 On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1577 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies
May 28 In the year 1577 floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
Jun 02 In the year 1577 giovanni Righi, composer
Jun 21 On this day in history giovanni Del Turco, composer
Jun 28 Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) in the year 1577.
Jun 29 The birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist in the year 1577.
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots in the year 1577.
Aug 23 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England on this day in history.
Aug 27 Titian, Italian artist in the year 1577.
Sep 06 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) in the year 1577.
Oct 07 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop in the year 1577.
Oct 07 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 In the year 1577 cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
Oct 25 Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns in the year 1577.
Nov 10 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) on this day in history.
Nov 15 Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington in the year 1577.
Nov 23 On this day in history water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
Dec 13 In the year 1577 francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world in the year 1577.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world on this day in history.
Dec 16 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on this day in history.
Dec 18 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.