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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Jan 12   On this day in history john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

Jan 22   Pope Sixtus V decrees "Immense aeterni" (Reformed curia) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies  

Feb 10   On this day in history joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82  

Feb 12   John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history nicolaus Erich, composer  

Mar 17   Petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   The birth of Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist  

Apr 19   Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies on this day in history.  

May 09   Duke Henri de Guises troops occupy Paris on this day in history.  

May 09   Duke Henri de Guises troops occupy Paris France on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris  

May 12   On this day in history catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris France  

May 13   King Henri III flees Paris on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history the Spanish Armada sets sail for England; it is defeated by England the following August  

May 19   On this day in history spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England  

May 28   Spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England  

Jun 09   On this day in history johann Andreas Herbst, composer  

Jun 10   On this day in history valentin Weigel, German mystic, dies  

Jun 18   Anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Spanish Armada heavily destroyed in storm at Coruna on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history french king Henri III accept demands of Catholic League  

Jul 18   On this day in history admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada  

Jul 21   On this day in history english fleet defeats Spanish armada  

Jul 26   John Hawkins becomes a knight on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I  

Jul 29   On this day in history attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter  

Feb 12   John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass was born on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history birth of pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies  

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

Apr 05   On this day in history birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

Apr 15   Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist was born on this day in history.  

May 13   Ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1588

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history death of qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)  

Feb 09   Marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533) died on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53  

Apr 19   Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies on this day in history.