Historical Events For 1577
Friday, 24 March 2017
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) in the year 1577.
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 on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
May 08 On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies
May 28 In the year 1577 floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
Jun 02 In the year 1577 giovanni Righi, composer
Jun 21 On this day in history giovanni Del Turco, composer
Jun 28 On this day in history peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)
Jun 29 On this day in history the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on this day in history.
Aug 23 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England on this day in history.
Aug 27 Titian, Italian artist on this day in history.
Sep 06 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns
Nov 10 In the year 1577 jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)
Nov 15 Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1577 water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
Dec 13 In the year 1577 francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
Dec 13 In the year 1577 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 in the year 1577.
Dec 18 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32