Historical Events Happened In 1577
Saturday, 13 February 2016
Feb 06 On this day in history king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots
Feb 08 On this day in history robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
Feb 12 On this day in history spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
Feb 26 On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43
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 On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 In the year 1577 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 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 The birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist on this day in history.
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur in the year 1577.
Aug 17 On this day in history peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots
Aug 23 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns on this day in history.
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 in the year 1577.
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 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world in the year 1577.
Dec 13 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
Dec 16 In the year 1577 danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
Dec 18 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 in the year 1577.