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Historical Events Happened In 1579

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Jan 04   Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Artois/Hainault/Dowaai sign pro-Spanish Union of Arras on this day in history.  

Jan 07   England signs an offensive & defensive alliance with Netherland on this day in history.  

Jan 07   England signs an offensive &defensive alliance with the Netherlands on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)  

Jan 23   On this day in history union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic  

Jan 25   Treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic on this day in history.  

Feb 09   John Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history betuwe joins Union of Utrecht  

Mar 06   On this day in history veluwe joins Union of Utrecht  

Mar 07   On this day in history congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands  

Mar 23   On this day in history friesland joins Union of Utrecht  

Apr 11   On this day in history venlo joins Union of Utrecht  

Apr 12   On this day in history francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

May 07   On this day in history congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands  

May 17   On this day in history artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian  

Jun 17   On this day in history anti-English uprising in Ireland  

Jun 17   On this day in history sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north  

Jun 30   On this day in history mehmed Pasha Sokolović, Turkish Janissary  

Jul 08   On this day in history our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.  

Jul 21   On this day in history mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma  

Jul 25   Valerius Otto, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean  

Jul 28   On this day in history cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid  

Jul 29   Antwerp request union with of Utrecht on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory  

Aug 17   Francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange on this day in history.  

Aug 24   John Amner, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Breda forms Union of Utrecht on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Frans Snyders, Flemish animal painter on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1579

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar was born on this day in history.  

Feb 09   John Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian was born on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on this day in history.  

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)  

Jul 25   On this day in history birth of valerius Otto, composer  

Aug 01   Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history birth of charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  

Aug 24   John Amner, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1579

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 20   On this day in history death of nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509)  

Jun 25   Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541) died on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history death of mehmed Pasha Sokolović, Turkish Janissary  

Aug 05   On this day in history death of stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504)  

Oct 24   Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Ferenc Dávid, Hungarian religious reformer (b. 1510) died on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier died on this day in history.  

Dec 21   On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter