Historical Events Happened In 1581
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Jan 04 On this day in history james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)
Jan 16 On this day in history english parliament passes laws against Catholicism
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 On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Feb 04 On this day in history daniel Selich, composer
Feb 24 Pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1581 portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal
Apr 01 On this day in history 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 Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world on this day in history.
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 On this day in history cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1581 states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange
Aug 02 In the year 1581 leiden University names Snellius math professor
Oct 09 Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist on this day in history.
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" on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1581 richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar
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