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Historical Events In 1577

Monday, 25 March 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) in the year 1577.  

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

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

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 in the year 1577.  

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

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

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

May 28   In the year 1577 floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

Jun 02   Giovanni Righi, composer in the year 1577.  

Jun 21   On this day in history giovanni Del Turco, composer  

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   In the year 1577 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet  

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   In the year 1577 jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage  

Dec 13   Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world in the year 1577.  

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

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 in the year 1577.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1577

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1577 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

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

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

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

Apr 12   On this day in history birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

May 01   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

Aug 12   On this day in history death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

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

Nov 29   Cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543) died in the year 1577.  

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

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