Historical Events Happened In 1577
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Feb 06 On this day in history king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots
Feb 08 In the year 1577 robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
Feb 12 In the year 1577 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
Feb 26 Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1577 elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 On this day in history francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
May 08 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies in the year 1577.
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 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 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 Titian, Italian artist on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1577 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 In the year 1577 george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) in the year 1577.
Oct 25 Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns in the year 1577.
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 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 In the year 1577 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 on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1577 danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
Dec 18 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32