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Historical Events In 1579

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jan 04   In the year 1579 willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

Jan 06   In the year 1579 artois/Hainault/Dowaai sign pro-Spanish Union of Arras  

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

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

Jan 12   Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature) in the year 1579.  

Jan 23   In the year 1579 union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic  

Jan 25   On this day in history treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic  

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

Mar 05   On this day in history betuwe joins Union of Utrecht  

Mar 06   In the year 1579 veluwe joins Union of Utrecht  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1579 friesland joins Union of Utrecht  

Apr 11   Venlo joins Union of Utrecht on this day in history.  

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

May 07   Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands in the year 1579.  

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

Jun 17   Anti-English uprising in Ireland on this day in history.  

Jun 17   In the year 1579 sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north  

Jun 30   On this day in history mehmed Pasha Sokolović, Turkish Janissary  

Jul 08   Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   Valerius Otto, composer in the year 1579.  

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   Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory in the year 1579.  

Aug 17   Francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.  

Aug 18   In the year 1579 charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  

Aug 24   In the year 1579 john Amner, composer  

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   Frans Snyders, Flemish animal painter in the year 1579.  

Nov 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of john Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian  

Apr 12   In the year 1579 birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history 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   John Amner, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1579

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 20   In the year 1579 death of nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509)  

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

Jun 30   In the year 1579 death of mehmed Pasha Sokolović, Turkish Janissary  

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 in the year 1579.  

Nov 21   Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier died in the year 1579.  

Dec 21   Vicente Masip, Spanish painter died in the year 1579.  

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