Historical Events For 1577
Saturday, 23 September 2017
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots on this day in history.
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" in the year 1577.
Feb 26 Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 in the year 1577.
Mar 17 In the year 1577 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 in the year 1577.
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 in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 In the year 1577 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 In the year 1577 peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots
Aug 23 In the year 1577 frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
Aug 27 Titian, Italian artist in the year 1577.
Sep 06 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) in the year 1577.
Oct 07 In the year 1577 ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 George Gascoigne, English poet in the year 1577.
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 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
Dec 13 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
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.