Historical Events For 1581
Sunday, 26 February 2017
Jan 04 James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) in the year 1581.
Jan 16 In the year 1581 english parliament passes laws against Catholicism
Jan 22 Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies in the year 1581.
Jan 28 On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Jan 28 In the year 1581 james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Feb 04 On this day in history daniel Selich, composer
Feb 24 In the year 1581 pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission
Mar 25 Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal on this day in history.
Apr 01 In the year 1581 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
Apr 03 Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies in the year 1581.
Apr 04 In the year 1581 frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world
Apr 04 Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world on this day in history.
Apr 04 Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat in the year 1581.
Apr 04 Francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1581 cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal
May 06 In the year 1581 frans Francken, the Younger, painter
Jun 02 On this day in history james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland
Jun 18 In the year 1581 thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
Jul 02 Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1581 peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero
Jul 14 In the year 1581 english jesuit Edmund Campion arrested
Jul 23 In the year 1581 georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies
Jul 24 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange in the year 1581.
Aug 02 On this day in history leiden University names Snellius math professor
Oct 09 On this day in history claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist
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 On this day in history dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"
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 Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange in the year 1581.