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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Jul 29   On this day in history british general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth  

Jul 31   English fleet beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   Spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors on this day in history.  

Aug 07   -8] English assault on Spanish Armada on this day in history.  

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

Aug 08   On this day in history sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada  

Aug 12   Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history medemblik surrenders to Spanish army  

Sep 04   Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 01   Blessed Edward James, Catholic martyr on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 27   Valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian on this day in history.  

Dec 23   On this day in history 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   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   Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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.