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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Friday, 28 November 2014

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

Jul 31   English fleet beats Spanish Armada in the year 1588.  

Aug 01   On this day in history english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada  

Aug 06   In the year 1588 spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors  

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

Aug 08   Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1588 medemblik surrenders to Spanish army  

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

Sep 08   On this day in history marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)  

Sep 10   Nicholas Lanier, composer in the year 1588.  

Oct 01   On this day in history blessed Edward James, Catholic martyr  

Oct 02   On this day in history bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies  

Oct 23   Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander in the year 1588.  

Nov 02   Wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian  

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

Jan 12   Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter was born in the year 1588.  

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 in the year 1588.  

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   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   In the year 1588 death of qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)  

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

Feb 10   Joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82 in the year 1588.  

Feb 24   Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist died in the year 1588.  

Mar 10   Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533) died in the year 1588.  

Mar 17   On this day in history petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies  

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

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