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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1577 birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

Feb 08   In the year 1577 birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

Mar 26   In the year 1577 birth of elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

Apr 12   Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

May 28   On this day in history birth of floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

Jun 02   In the year 1577 birth of giovanni Righi, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1577

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 26   Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1577 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   On this day in history death of george Gascoigne, English poet  

Nov 19   Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) died on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543) died in the year 1577.  

Dec 18   Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

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