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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Jan 04   In the year 1581 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

Jan 16   In the year 1581 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 in the year 1581.  

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

Mar 25   Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal in the year 1581.  

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   On this day in history frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world  

Apr 04   In the year 1581 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   In the year 1581 cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal  

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

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   Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1581 peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero  

Jul 14   English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested in the year 1581.  

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

Jul 24   States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange in the year 1581.  

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

Oct 09   In the year 1581 claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist  

Oct 15   In the year 1581 commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris  

Oct 19   In the year 1581 dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"  

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

Nov 29   In the year 1581 doornik surrenders to duke of Parma  

Dec 09   In the year 1581 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   James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born in the year 1581.  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 17   Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born in the year 1581.  

Mar 16   Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647) was born in the year 1581.  

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

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

Jun 18   In the year 1581 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   In the year 1581 joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

Apr 03   In the year 1581 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   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero died on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies in the year 1581.  

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