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Historical Events In 1577

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Feb 06   In the year 1577 king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1577.  

Jun 02   Giovanni Righi, composer in the year 1577.  

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

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   On this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur  

Aug 17   In the year 1577 peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1577 titian, Italian artist  

Sep 06   On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)  

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   On this day in history cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)  

Oct 25   Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 26   On this day in history birth of elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

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

May 01   In the year 1577 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   On this day in history birth of giovanni Righi, composer  

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 in the year 1577.  

Aug 12   In the year 1577 death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

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

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

Nov 19   Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) died in the year 1577.  

Nov 29   In the year 1577 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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