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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Saturday, 22 November 2014

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 in the year 1581.  

Jan 22   In the year 1581 joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

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

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

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer in the year 1581.  

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 in the year 1581.  

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

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

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

Apr 04   On this day in history frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1581.  

Jun 18   In the year 1581 thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)  

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 in the year 1581.  

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

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   Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist in the year 1581.  

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" in the year 1581.  

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

Nov 29   Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma in the year 1581.  

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

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

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

Jun 18   In the year 1581 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   Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1581.  

Sep 30   Hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518) died in the year 1581.