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Historical Events In 1578

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Jan 28   In the year 1578 cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

Jan 31   On this day in history battle of Gembloers  

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

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

Mar 10   In the year 1578 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   On this day in history francesco Albana, Ital painter (Mary's Ascension)  

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

Mar 31   Juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered in the year 1578.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   Valentin Dretzel, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history battle of Rijmenam  

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

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

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

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

Aug 13   On this day in history duke French van Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands  

Oct 01   In the year 1578 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   Johann Walter, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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   Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 02   George Sandys, English colonist and poet (d. 1644) was born in the year 1578.  

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

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 in the year 1578.  

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   On this day in history death of arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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