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Historical Events In 1578

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Jan 28   Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) in the year 1578.  

Jan 31   Battle of Gembloers in the year 1578.  

Feb 05   Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   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   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   In the year 1578 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   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   On this day in history battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed  

Aug 04   Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese in the year 1578.  

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

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

Apr 14   On this day in history death of james Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland  

Apr 19   On this day in history death of uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1530)  

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

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

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