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Historical Events In 1577

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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

Feb 08   Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1577 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  

Mar 26   Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon in the year 1577.  

May 01   On this day in history francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

May 08   On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

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

Jun 02   Giovanni Righi, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1577 giovanni Del Turco, composer  

Jun 28   In the year 1577 peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)  

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

Jul 24   In the year 1577 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur  

Aug 17   Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots in the year 1577.  

Aug 23   Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist in the year 1577.  

Sep 06   In the year 1577 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)  

Oct 07   On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop  

Oct 07   George Gascoigne, English poet in the year 1577.  

Oct 17   Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) in the year 1577.  

Oct 25   Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns in the year 1577.  

Nov 10   Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) in the year 1577.  

Nov 15   On this day in history sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington  

Nov 23   In the year 1577 water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam  

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

Dec 13   Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.  

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

Dec 16   In the year 1577 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 in the year 1577.  

Feb 06   Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599) was born in the year 1577.  

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

Mar 26   Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon was born in the year 1577.  

Apr 12   Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born in the year 1577.  

May 01   On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

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

Jun 02   Giovanni Righi, composer was born in the year 1577.  

Famous Deaths In 1577

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

May 08   Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist died in the year 1577.  

Oct 07   George Gascoigne, English poet died in the year 1577.  

Nov 19   On this day in history death of matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1577 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32  

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