Historical Events In 1577
Saturday, 21 September 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) 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 on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1577 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 On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 On this day in history francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
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 in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots in the year 1577.
Aug 23 On this day in history frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
Aug 27 Titian, Italian artist on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1577 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop in the year 1577.
Oct 07 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 On this day in history cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
Oct 25 On this day in history pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns
Nov 10 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) in the year 1577.
Nov 15 Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington in the year 1577.
Nov 23 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam in the year 1577.
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 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
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 on this day in history.