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