Historical Events For 1577
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1577 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 In the year 1577 erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43
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 in the year 1577.
May 01 On this day in history francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
May 08 In the year 1577 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 in the year 1577.
Jul 24 In the year 1577 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots in the year 1577.
Aug 23 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England in the year 1577.
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 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 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) in the year 1577.
Oct 25 In the year 1577 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 Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington on this day in history.
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 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world in the year 1577.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world on this day in history.
Dec 16 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory in the year 1577.
Dec 18 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 in the year 1577.