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Historical Events In 1578

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

Jan 31   Battle of Gembloers in the year 1578.  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1578.  

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

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

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) 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   Valentin Dretzel, composer in the year 1578.  

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

Jul 31   In the year 1578 catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange  

Aug 02   Battle of Rijmenam in the year 1578.  

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

Aug 04   Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed in the year 1578.  

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

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

Aug 13   In the year 1578 duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands  

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

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

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   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   George Sandys, English colonist and poet (d. 1644) was born in the year 1578.  

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

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized  

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

Apr 14   Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621) was born on this day in history.  

May 16   Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born in the year 1578.  

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   In the year 1578 death of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (b. 1515)  

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

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

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