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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Friday, 01 August 2014

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

Jan 16   On this day in history english parliament passes laws against Catholicism  

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

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   On this day in history daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 24   Pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal  

Apr 01   Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world on this day in history.  

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   Francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, painter on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 02   Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 14   On this day in history english jesuit Edmund Campion arrested  

Jul 23   Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on this day in history.  

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

Aug 02   On this day in history leiden University names Snellius math professor  

Oct 09   Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist on this day in history.  

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

Oct 19   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

Mar 16   On this day in history birth of pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)  

Apr 24   On this day in history birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

May 06   On this day in history birth of frans Francken, the Younger, painter  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history birth of johann Staden, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1581

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Apr 03   On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

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

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

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

Aug 21   Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) died on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534) died on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history death of hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518)