Historical Events In 1577
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
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) in the year 1577.
Feb 12 On this day in history spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
Feb 26 Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 in the year 1577.
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 in the year 1577.
May 01 In the year 1577 francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
May 08 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies in the year 1577.
May 28 Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician on this day in history.
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 The birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist on this day in history.
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1577 frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
Aug 27 In the year 1577 titian, Italian artist
Sep 06 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) in the year 1577.
Oct 07 On this day in history 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) in the year 1577.
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) in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
Dec 13 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
Dec 13 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
Dec 16 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on this day in history.
Dec 18 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 in the year 1577.