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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Friday, 24 October 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   English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada in the year 1588.  

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

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   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   Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1588 robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87  

Sep 08   Marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian) in the year 1588.  

Sep 10   In the year 1588 nicholas Lanier, composer  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 13   Ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654) was born in the year 1588.  

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

Feb 24   Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history death of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533)  

Mar 17   In the year 1588 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   On this day in history paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies