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.