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Historical Events In 1579

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Jan 04   Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Artois/Hainault/Dowaai sign pro-Spanish Union of Arras on this day in history.  

Jan 07   England signs an offensive & defensive alliance with Netherland on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history england signs an offensive &defensive alliance with the Netherlands  

Jan 12   Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic  

Jan 25   Treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history john Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian  

Mar 05   Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht in the year 1579.  

Mar 06   On this day in history veluwe joins Union of Utrecht  

Mar 07   Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Friesland joins Union of Utrecht in the year 1579.  

Apr 11   Venlo joins Union of Utrecht in the year 1579.  

Apr 12   On this day in history francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

May 07   In the year 1579 congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands  

May 17   Artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history anti-English uprising in Ireland  

Jun 17   Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Mehmed Pasha Sokolović, Turkish Janissary on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1579 our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.  

Jul 21   In the year 1579 mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma  

Jul 25   On this day in history valerius Otto, composer  

Jul 26   In the year 1579 francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean  

Jul 28   Cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid on this day in history.  

Jul 29   In the year 1579 antwerp request union with of Utrecht  

Aug 08   On this day in history cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory  

Aug 17   On this day in history francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I  

Aug 18   Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange in the year 1579.  

Aug 24   John Amner, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history breda forms Union of Utrecht  

Oct 24   In the year 1579 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

Nov 11   On this day in history frans Snyders, Flemish animal painter  

Nov 21   In the year 1579 thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier  

Nov 22   On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist  

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Famous Birthdays In 1579

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

Feb 09   In the year 1579 birth of john Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian  

Apr 12   Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651) was born in the year 1579.  

Jul 25   In the year 1579 birth of valerius Otto, composer  

Aug 01   In the year 1579 birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

Aug 18   Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange was born in the year 1579.  

Aug 24   On this day in history birth of john Amner, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1579

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 20   Nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509) died in the year 1579.  

Jun 25   Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541) died in the year 1579.  

Jun 30   Mehmed Pasha Sokolović, Turkish Janissary died on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) died on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

Nov 15   Ferenc Dávid, Hungarian religious reformer (b. 1510) died on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history death of thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier  

Dec 21   On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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