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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Jan 04   In the year 1581 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

Jan 16   English parliament passes laws against Catholicism in the year 1581.  

Jan 22   Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 28   James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.  

Jan 28   James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer in the year 1581.  

Feb 24   Pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission in the year 1581.  

Mar 25   Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II in the year 1581.  

Apr 03   Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies in the year 1581.  

Apr 04   Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world in the year 1581.  

Apr 04   On this day in history frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world  

Apr 04   Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1581 francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted  

Apr 15   Cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal on this day in history.  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, painter in the year 1581.  

Jun 02   James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history johann Staden, composer  

Jul 11   On this day in history peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero  

Jul 14   English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1581 georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

Jul 24   On this day in history states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange  

Aug 02   Leiden University names Snellius math professor on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1581 claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist  

Oct 15   On this day in history commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris  

Oct 19   In the year 1581 dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"  

Nov 07   On this day in history richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar  

Nov 29   In the year 1581 doornik surrenders to duke of Parma  

Dec 09   Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1581

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1581 birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

Mar 16   In the year 1581 birth of pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)  

Apr 24   Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1581 birth of frans Francken, the Younger, painter  

Jun 18   On this day in history birth of thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)  

Jul 02   Johann Staden, composer was born in the year 1581.  

Famous Deaths In 1581

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 22   On this day in history joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

Apr 03   Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history death of james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

Jul 11   In the year 1581 death of peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero  

Jul 23   On this day in history georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

Aug 21   In the year 1581 death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  

Sep 01   On this day in history death of guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534)  

Sep 30   In the year 1581 death of hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518)