Historical Events For 1577
Saturday, 22 July 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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer in the year 1577.
May 08 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies in the year 1577.
May 28 Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician on this day in history.
Jun 02 Giovanni Righi, composer on this day in history.
Jun 21 Giovanni Del Turco, composer on this day in history.
Jun 28 Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) in the year 1577.
Jun 29 On this day in history the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1577 peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots
Aug 23 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England in the year 1577.
Aug 27 On this day in history titian, Italian artist
Sep 06 On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 In the year 1577 ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 In the year 1577 george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 On this day in history cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
Oct 25 In the year 1577 pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns
Nov 10 In the year 1577 jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)
Nov 15 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington
Nov 23 On this day in history water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
Dec 13 On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
Dec 13 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world in the year 1577.
Dec 16 In the year 1577 danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
Dec 18 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 in the year 1577.