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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Saturday, 04 July 2015

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   In the year 1581 james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested in the year 1581.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1581.  

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

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

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

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