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Historical Events Happened In 1577

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Feb 06   King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

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

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

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

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

May 28   On this day in history floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

Jun 02   On this day in history giovanni Righi, composer  

Jun 21   On this day in history giovanni Del Turco, composer  

Jun 28   Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 23   On this day in history frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.  

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   On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop  

Oct 07   George Gascoigne, English poet on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns on this day in history.  

Nov 10   On this day in history jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)  

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   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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1577

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

Mar 26   On this day in history birth of elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

Apr 12   On this day in history birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

May 01   Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history birth of floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

Jun 02   On this day in history birth of giovanni Righi, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1577

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Aug 12   On this day in history death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

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

Oct 07   George Gascoigne, English poet died on this day in history.  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history death of cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543)  

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