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Historical Events In 1577

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Feb 06   In the year 1577 king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots  

Feb 08   On this day in history robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

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   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   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 in the year 1577.  

Jun 02   On this day in history giovanni Righi, composer  

Jun 21   In the year 1577 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   In the year 1577 peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots  

Aug 23   Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England in the year 1577.  

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist in the year 1577.  

Sep 06   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop  

Oct 07   In the year 1577 george Gascoigne, English poet  

Oct 17   In the year 1577 cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)  

Oct 25   In the year 1577 pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns  

Nov 10   Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1577 francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage  

Dec 13   Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world  

Dec 16   Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory 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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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   On this day in history birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

Feb 08   Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born in the year 1577.  

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 in the year 1577.  

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

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

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   In the year 1577 erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43  

May 08   Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) died on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist died on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   On this day in history death of matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

Nov 29   In the year 1577 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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