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Historical Events Happened In 1581

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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

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

Jan 22   On this day in history joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

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 in the year 1581.  

Mar 25   On this day in history portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal  

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

Apr 03   Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1581 frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world  

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

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   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   James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland in the year 1581.  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history johann Staden, composer  

Jul 11   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero in the year 1581.  

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 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   Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1581 birth of daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 21   Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) died in the year 1581.  

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 on this day in history.