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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Saturday, 06 February 2016

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

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

Jan 22   Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies in the year 1581.  

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

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

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world  

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 in the year 1581.  

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   On this day in history james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

Jun 18   Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized) in the year 1581.  

Jul 02   Johann Staden, composer in the year 1581.  

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

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

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   On this day in history dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"  

Nov 07   In the year 1581 richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar  

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   In the year 1581 birth of daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 17   In the year 1581 birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

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

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   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   On this day in history death of james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

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

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

Aug 21   In the year 1581 death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1581 death of hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518)  

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