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Historical Events In 1577

Friday, 16 November 2018

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   On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

May 01   Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer in the year 1577.  

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   On this day in history giovanni Righi, composer  

Jun 21   On this day in history giovanni Del Turco, composer  

Jun 28   In the year 1577 peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)  

Jun 29   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1577 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   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   In the year 1577 jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)  

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   Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world in the year 1577.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1577

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1577 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

Feb 06   Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history birth of elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon  

Apr 12   On this day in history birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

May 01   In the year 1577 birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

May 28   Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician was born in the year 1577.  

Jun 02   In the year 1577 birth of giovanni Righi, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1577

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 26   On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43  

May 08   On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  

Aug 12   In the year 1577 death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  

Aug 27   Titian, Italian artist died in the year 1577.  

Oct 07   In the year 1577 death of george Gascoigne, English poet  

Nov 19   Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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