Historical Events For 1577
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Feb 06 In the year 1577 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 In the year 1577 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 in the year 1577.
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 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 Giovanni Del Turco, composer on this day in history.
Jun 28 Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1577 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 On this day in history frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
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 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) in the year 1577.
Oct 25 Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns on this day in history.
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 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam on this day in history.
Dec 13 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage in the year 1577.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
Dec 16 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory in the year 1577.
Dec 18 In the year 1577 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32