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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Saturday, 06 February 2016

Jul 29   British general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth in the year 1588.  

Jul 31   On this day in history english fleet beats Spanish Armada  

Aug 01   English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors in the year 1588.  

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

Aug 08   Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter in the year 1588.  

Aug 08   In the year 1588 sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada  

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   Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87 in the year 1588.  

Sep 08   Marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Nicholas Lanier, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1588 blessed Edward James, Catholic martyr  

Oct 02   Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies in the year 1588.  

Oct 23   On this day in history medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander  

Nov 02   On this day in history wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1588 hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37  

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Famous Birthdays In 1588

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1588 birth of john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

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

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   Nicolaus Erich, composer was born in the year 1588.  

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

Apr 15   Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist was born in the year 1588.  

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 in the year 1588.  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   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   Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

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