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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Monday, 30 May 2016

Jan 04   James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) in the year 1581.  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1581 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

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

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

Apr 04   In the year 1581 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history english jesuit Edmund Campion arrested  

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

Jul 24   In the year 1581 states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange  

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

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 in the year 1581.  

Oct 19   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" in the year 1581.  

Nov 07   Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar in the year 1581.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1581

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born in the year 1581.  

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer was born in the year 1581.  

Feb 17   In the year 1581 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   In the year 1581 birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

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

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

Jul 02   In the year 1581 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 in the year 1581.  

Apr 03   In the year 1581 huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

Jun 02   In the year 1581 death of james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

Jul 11   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero died in the year 1581.  

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

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

Sep 01   In the year 1581 death of guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534)  

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

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