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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

Jan 16   English parliament passes laws against Catholicism on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

Jan 28   On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

Feb 04   On this day in history daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 24   On this day in history pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission  

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

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

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

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

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

Jul 02   On this day in history johann Staden, composer  

Jul 11   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 24   States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history doornik surrenders to duke of Parma  

Dec 09   On this day in history emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange  

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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   On this day in history birth of daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 17   Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jul 11   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 30   Hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518) died on this day in history.