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Historical Events Happened In 1578

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Jan 28   Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history battle of Gembloers  

Feb 05   Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)  

Mar 10   Queen Elizabeth I gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Queen Elizabeth I gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history francesco Albana, Ital painter (Mary's Ascension)  

Mar 18   Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation  

Apr 01   On this day in history william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation  

Apr 01   On this day in history william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

Apr 08   William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history james Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland  

Apr 14   On this day in history philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

Apr 27   On this day in history duel of the Mignons claims the lives of two favorites of Henry III of France and two favorites of Henry I, Duke of Guise.  

May 30   On this day in history valentin Dretzel, composer  

May 31   On this day in history martin Frobisher sails from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada, eventually to mine fool's gold, used to pave streets in London.  

Jun 11   England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island.  

Jul 04   On this day in history charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies  

Jul 09   Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37) on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange  

Aug 02   Battle of Rijmenam on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle  

Aug 04   On this day in history battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed  

Aug 04   Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Pedro Nunes, [Nonius], Port mathematician/astronomer (nonius), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Don Juan d'Austria, Spanish land guardian of Netherlands, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history johann Walter, composer, dies at 51  

Dec 02   On this day in history agostino Agazzari, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1578

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 28   Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history birth of george Sandys, English colonist and poet (d. 1644)  

Mar 17   Francesco Albana, Ital painter (Mary's Ascension) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized  

Apr 01   William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history birth of philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

May 16   Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1578

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 05   Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (b. 1515) died on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history death of arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524)  

Mar 31   On this day in history death of juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered  

Apr 14   James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland died on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1530) died on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies  

Aug 04   On this day in history 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle