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Historical Events In 1577

Sunday, 19 May 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) 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   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   On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

May 01   In the year 1577 francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

May 08   On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1577 giovanni Righi, composer  

Jun 21   Giovanni Del Turco, composer in the year 1577.  

Jun 28   Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 23   On this day in history 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) 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 in the year 1577.  

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

Dec 16   Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon was born in the year 1577.  

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   Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician was born on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Giovanni Righi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history death of titian, Italian artist  

Oct 07   George Gascoigne, English poet died in the year 1577.  

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   Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 in the year 1577.  

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