Historical Events In 1577
Friday, 16 November 2018
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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer in the year 1577.
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 On this day in history giovanni Righi, composer
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 On this day in history the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
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 In the year 1577 titian, Italian artist
Sep 06 In the year 1577 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 In the year 1577 ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
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 In the year 1577 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 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 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.