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Historical Events Happened In 1588

Tuesday, 22 July 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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 08   Marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history 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 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 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   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)  

Feb 09   On this day in history marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies  

Feb 10   On this day in history joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82  

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   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   On this day in history paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies