Historical Events Happened In 1577
Monday, 27 June 2016
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots in the year 1577.
Feb 08 Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1577.
May 01 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer in the year 1577.
May 08 On this day in history 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 Giovanni Righi, composer in the year 1577.
Jun 21 Giovanni Del Turco, composer on this day in history.
Jun 28 Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) in the year 1577.
Jun 29 On this day in history the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur in the year 1577.
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots in the year 1577.
Aug 23 On this day in history frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
Aug 27 In the year 1577 titian, Italian artist
Sep 06 On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 In the year 1577 ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 In the year 1577 cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
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 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington
Nov 23 In the year 1577 water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
Dec 13 On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
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 in the year 1577.
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.