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Historical Events In 1578

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 17   On this day in history francesco Albana, Ital painter (Mary's Ascension)  

Mar 18   Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1578.  

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

Apr 01   William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) in the year 1578.  

Apr 08   William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation in the year 1578.  

Apr 14   In the year 1578 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   Duel of the Mignons claims the lives of two favorites of Henry III of France and two favorites of Henry I, Duke of Guise on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1578.  

Jun 11   England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US in the year 1578.  

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

Jul 04   Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies in the year 1578.  

Jul 09   Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37) in the year 1578.  

Jul 31   On this day in history catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange  

Aug 02   Battle of Rijmenam in the year 1578.  

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

Aug 04   In the year 1578 battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed  

Aug 04   In the year 1578 battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese  

Aug 11   Pedro Nunes, [Nonius], Port mathematician/astronomer (nonius), dies in the year 1578.  

Aug 13   Duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands in the year 1578.  

Oct 01   On this day in history don Juan d'Austria, Spanish land guardian of Netherlands, dies at 31  

Oct 10   In the year 1578 count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen  

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

Dec 02   Agostino Agazzari, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1578

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

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

Mar 02   On this day in history birth of george Sandys, English colonist and poet (d. 1644)  

Mar 17   On this day in history birth of francesco Albana, Ital painter (Mary's Ascension)  

Mar 18   Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized was born on this day in history.  

Apr 01   William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1578.  

Mar 31   On this day in history death of juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered  

Apr 14   James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland died in the year 1578.  

Apr 19   Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1530) died on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1578 charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies  

Aug 04   On this day in history 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle  

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