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Historical Events In 1577

Sunday, 16 February 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   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 in the year 1577.  

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 in the year 1577.  

May 01   Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer in the year 1577.  

May 08   Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies in the year 1577.  

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   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   Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur in the year 1577.  

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   On this day in history titian, Italian artist  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world in the year 1577.  

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 in the year 1577.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1577

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

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 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 in the year 1577.  

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   In the year 1577 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   Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) died in the year 1577.  

Aug 27   In the year 1577 death of titian, Italian artist  

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

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

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

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

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