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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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

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

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 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   On this day in history johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

Feb 26   Nicolaus Erich, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 05   On this day in history the birth of Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher  

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

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

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

May 09   On this day in history duke Henri de Guises troops occupy Paris  

May 09   On this day in history duke Henri de Guises troops occupy Paris France  

May 12   Catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris on this day in history.  

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

May 13   On this day in history king Henri III flees Paris  

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

May 30   Spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   Valentin Weigel, German mystic, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 11   French king Henri III accept demands of Catholic League on this day in history.  

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   Attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1588

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   Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass  

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

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   On this day in history birth of ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654)  

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

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

Feb 24   On this day in history death of johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

Mar 10   On this day in history death of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533)  

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   On this day in history paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies