Historical Events In 1577
Wednesday, 12 August 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 In the year 1577 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
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 on this day in history.
May 01 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1577 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies
May 28 Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician in the year 1577.
Jun 02 Giovanni Righi, composer in the year 1577.
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 On this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
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 on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1577 titian, Italian artist
Sep 06 On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
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 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 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington
Nov 23 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
Dec 16 On this day in history danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
Dec 18 In the year 1577 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32