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Historical Events Happened In 1577

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Feb 06   On this day in history king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots  

Feb 08   Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

May 28   Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   The birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur  

Aug 17   Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet  

Oct 17   On this day in history cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)  

Oct 25   On this day in history pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns  

Nov 10   Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world  

Dec 13   On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world  

Dec 16   On this day in history danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory  

Dec 18   Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1577

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

Feb 08   Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon was born on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

May 28   Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician was born on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Giovanni Righi, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1577

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 26   On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43  

May 08   Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) died on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history death of titian, Italian artist  

Oct 07   On this day in history death of george Gascoigne, English poet  

Nov 19   Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) died on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543) died on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32