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Historical Events Happened In 1577

Thursday, 24 April 2014

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   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   On this day in history 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  

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

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

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

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

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) 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   On this day in history 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   Titian, Italian artist on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)  

Oct 07   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   Titian, Italian artist died on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   On this day in history death of matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

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