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Historical Events In 1578

Monday, 16 May 2022

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

Feb 09   In the year 1578 giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)  

Mar 10   On this day in history queen Elizabeth I gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion  

Mar 10   In the year 1578 queen Elizabeth I gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion  

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

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

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

Apr 01   On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation  

Apr 01   William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation in the year 1578.  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1578.  

May 30   In the year 1578 valentin Dretzel, composer  

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

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

Jul 02   Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island in the year 1578.  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)  

Jul 31   Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.  

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   Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen  

Nov 08   Johann Walter, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1578 birth of giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)  

Mar 02   In the year 1578 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   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   In the year 1578 birth of philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

May 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (b. 1515)  

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 on this day in history.  

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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