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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jul 29   British general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1588 english fleet beats Spanish Armada  

Aug 01   In the year 1588 english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada  

Aug 06   On this day in history spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors  

Aug 07   In the year 1588 -8] English assault on Spanish Armada  

Aug 08   On this day in history alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter  

Aug 08   Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada in the year 1588.  

Aug 12   In the year 1588 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45  

Aug 12   Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87  

Sep 08   In the year 1588 marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)  

Sep 10   On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer  

Oct 01   Blessed Edward James, Catholic martyr in the year 1588.  

Oct 02   In the year 1588 bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies  

Oct 23   Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1588 wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63  

Nov 27   Valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian in the year 1588.  

Dec 23   Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 in the year 1588.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1588

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 12   In the year 1588 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   In the year 1588 birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

Apr 05   Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born in the year 1588.  

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

May 13   In the year 1588 birth of ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654)  

Famous Deaths In 1588

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528) died in the year 1588.  

Feb 09   In the year 1588 marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies  

Feb 10   In the year 1588 joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82  

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

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 in the year 1588.  

Apr 04   In the year 1588 frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53  

Apr 19   On this day in history paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies