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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Monday, 30 May 2016

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 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   Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada in the year 1588.  

Aug 12   Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1588.  

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

Sep 10   In the year 1588 nicholas Lanier, composer  

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

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

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

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   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 in the year 1588.  

Feb 19   On this day in history birth of pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies  

Feb 26   Nicolaus Erich, composer was born in the year 1588.  

Apr 05   On this day in history birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

Apr 15   On this day in history birth of claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist  

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   Marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies in the year 1588.  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1588 death of johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

Mar 10   Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1588.  

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

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