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Historical Events In 1578

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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

Jan 31   In the year 1578 battle of Gembloers  

Feb 05   In the year 1578 giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 08   William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1578.  

Jun 11   In the year 1578 england grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US  

Jul 02   On this day in history martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island.  

Jul 04   Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1578 battle of Rijmenam  

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

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

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

Aug 11   In the year 1578 pedro Nunes, [Nonius], Port mathematician/astronomer (nonius), dies  

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

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

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

Nov 08   In the year 1578 johann Walter, composer, dies at 51  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

May 16   In the year 1578 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  

Famous Deaths In 1578

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 05   On this day in history giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies  

Mar 07   Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (b. 1515) died in the year 1578.  

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   Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies on this day in history.  

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

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