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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Friday, 21 November 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   Spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history -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   Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1588 medemblik surrenders to Spanish army  

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

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   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   In the year 1588 valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian  

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

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

Feb 12   John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass was born in the year 1588.  

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

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   In the year 1588 birth of claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1588 petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies  

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

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