Historical Events In 1577
Monday, 21 January 2019
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1577 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 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 In the year 1577 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 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 Giovanni Del Turco, composer on this day in history.
Jun 28 On this day in history 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 In the year 1577 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 On this day in history peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots
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 On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 In the year 1577 ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
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 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1577 danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
Dec 18 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32