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Historical Events In 1578

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Jan 28   Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) in the year 1578.  

Jan 31   On this day in history battle of Gembloers  

Feb 05   Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo) in the year 1578.  

Mar 10   Queen Elizabeth I gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion in the year 1578.  

Mar 10   Queen Elizabeth I gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Francesco Albana, Ital painter (Mary's Ascension) in the year 1578.  

Mar 18   Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized in the year 1578.  

Mar 31   Juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1578 william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation  

Apr 01   On this day in history william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

Apr 08   On this day in history william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation  

Apr 14   On this day in history james Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland  

Apr 14   Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621) in the year 1578.  

Apr 27   On this day in history duel of the Mignons claims the lives of two favorites of Henry III of France and two favorites of Henry I, Duke of Guise.  

May 30   In the year 1578 valentin Dretzel, composer  

May 31   Martin Frobisher sails from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada, eventually to mine fool's gold, used to pave streets in London on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history england grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US  

Jul 02   Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies  

Jul 09   In the year 1578 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)  

Jul 31   Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange in the year 1578.  

Aug 02   In the year 1578 battle of Rijmenam  

Aug 04   2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle in the year 1578.  

Aug 04   Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese  

Aug 11   Pedro Nunes, [Nonius], Port mathematician/astronomer (nonius), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Don Juan d'Austria, Spanish land guardian of Netherlands, dies at 31 in the year 1578.  

Oct 10   Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen on this day in history.  

Nov 08   Johann Walter, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1578.  

Dec 02   In the year 1578 agostino Agazzari, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1578

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 28   Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history birth of giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)  

Mar 02   George Sandys, English colonist and poet (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1578 birth of francesco Albana, Ital painter (Mary's Ascension)  

Mar 18   In the year 1578 birth of adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized  

Apr 01   In the year 1578 birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

Apr 14   Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621) was born in the year 1578.  

May 16   Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1578

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 05   Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies in the year 1578.  

Mar 07   Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (b. 1515) died on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524) died on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1578 death of juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered  

Apr 14   In the year 1578 death of james Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland  

Apr 19   Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1530) died in the year 1578.  

Jul 04   On this day in history charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies  

Aug 04   2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle in the year 1578.  

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