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Historical Events In 1577

Thursday, 17 June 2021

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

Feb 08   In the year 1577 robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

Feb 12   In the year 1577 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"  

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

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   On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

May 01   In the year 1577 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   In the year 1577 giovanni Righi, composer  

Jun 21   Giovanni Del Turco, composer in the year 1577.  

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

Jun 29   In the year 1577 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   On this day in history frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.  

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

Sep 06   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) in the year 1577.  

Oct 07   In the year 1577 ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop  

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

Oct 17   Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1577 pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns  

Nov 10   On this day in history jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)  

Nov 15   In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington  

Nov 23   Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 01   Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1577.  

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

Oct 07   On this day in history death of george Gascoigne, English poet  

Nov 19   Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) died on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history death of cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543)  

Dec 18   Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 in the year 1577.  

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