Historical Events For 1583
Monday, 19 February 2018
Jan 01 In the year 1583 1st day of the Gregorian calendar in Holland & Flanders
Jan 01 First day of the Gregorian calendar in Holland & Flanders in the year 1583.
Jan 08 Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on this day in history.
Jan 12 Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar in the year 1583.
Jan 12 In the year 1583 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583)
Feb 02 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1583 jeseph Sanalbo, Jewish convert in Rome, burned at stake
Feb 17 J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1583 groningen Neth begins using Gregorian calendar
Feb 21 Groningen Netherlands begins using Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1583 edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher
Mar 06 In the year 1583 zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger), dies at 48
Mar 18 Dutch States General & Anjou sign treaty in the year 1583.
Apr 10 On this day in history hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law
Apr 12 In the year 1583 william of Orange marries Louise de Coligny
Jun 09 In the year 1583 thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
Jun 16 In the year 1583 axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent
Jun 17 In the year 1583 brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
Jun 18 Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was £383 in the year 1583.
Jun 28 Duke French van Valois returns to France in the year 1583.
Jul 06 Edmund Grindal, English bishop of London/archbhp of York, dies at 64 in the year 1583.
Jul 17 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)
Aug 20 Humphrey Gilbert c1537-1583 sails to Cape Race Newfoundland to fish for cod and explore mainland; sends two ships back to England on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history the Delight, with 85 persons aboard, founders on the banks of Sable Island; first Canadian shipwreck on record.
Aug 27 In the year 1583 simon Besler, composer
Sep 09 Girolamo Frescobaldi, composer in the year 1583.
Sep 24 Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein, German general on this day in history.
Sep 29 On this day in history johan VIII, the Younger, count of Nassau-Siegen/field marshall
Oct 30 On this day in history pirro Ligorio, Italian architect/painter/archaeologist, dies at 83
Nov 15 On this day in history gelders Earl Willem of the Bergh flees
Nov 20 In the year 1583 duke of Parma conquerors Aalst
Dec 25 On this day in history orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized
Dec 31 Thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies on this day in history.