Jan 05 In the year 1587 birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)
Jan 06 On this day in history birth of gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain (1621-43)
Jan 08 Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born in the year 1587.
Jan 16 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history birth of stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)
Apr 17 Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born in the year 1587.
May 08 On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)
Aug 18 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on this day in history.
Feb 08 On this day in history death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]
Feb 18 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8] died on this day in history.
Mar 30 On this day in history death of ralph Sadler, English statesman (b. 1507)
Apr 08 In the year 1587 death of john Foxe, English writer (b. 1516)
Apr 18 John Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies in the year 1587.
May 18 In the year 1587 felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
Jul 06 In the year 1587 death of michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed
Aug 14 In the year 1587 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49