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Historical Events In 1577

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Feb 06   King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

Feb 12   Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" in the year 1577.  

Feb 26   Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 gets commission from the Cathay Company to hunt for gold in the Arctic; he will return with tons of worthless pyrites, which are dumped as street ballast in London, giving rise to the legend that the streets of London were paved with gold on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1577 francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

May 08   In the year 1577 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

May 28   Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Giovanni Righi, composer in the year 1577.  

Jun 21   Giovanni Del Turco, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) in the year 1577.  

Jun 29   On this day in history the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist  

Jul 24   Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots  

Aug 23   Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England in the year 1577.  

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist in the year 1577.  

Sep 06   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop on this day in history.  

Oct 07   George Gascoigne, English poet on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1577 cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)  

Oct 25   On this day in history pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns  

Nov 10   Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington in the year 1577.  

Nov 23   Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam in the year 1577.  

Dec 13   In the year 1577 francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage  

Dec 13   On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world  

Dec 13   In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world  

Dec 16   On this day in history danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory  

Dec 18   Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1577

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

Feb 08   Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born in the year 1577.  

Mar 26   In the year 1577 birth of elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

Apr 12   Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1577 birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

May 28   On this day in history birth of floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

Jun 02   On this day in history birth of giovanni Righi, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1577

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 26   Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 in the year 1577.  

May 08   In the year 1577 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

Aug 12   Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) died on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist died on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1577 death of george Gascoigne, English poet  

Nov 19   In the year 1577 death of matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

Nov 29   Cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543) died on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32  

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