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Historical Events Happened In 1577

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Feb 06   King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots in the year 1577.  

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" in the year 1577.  

Feb 26   Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 in the year 1577.  

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   In the year 1577 francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

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

May 28   In the year 1577 floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history titian, Italian artist  

Sep 06   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) in the year 1577.  

Oct 07   On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop  

Oct 07   George Gascoigne, English poet in the year 1577.  

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

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   Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world  

Dec 13   In the year 1577 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   In the year 1577 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32  

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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 in the year 1577.  

Feb 06   In the year 1577 birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

Feb 08   Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born in the year 1577.  

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

Apr 12   In the year 1577 birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

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

May 28   In the year 1577 birth of floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

Jun 02   In the year 1577 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   On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

Aug 12   In the year 1577 death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist died on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1577 death of george Gascoigne, English poet  

Nov 19   Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) died in the year 1577.  

Nov 29   Cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543) died in the year 1577.  

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

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