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Historical Events In 1579

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1579.  

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

Jan 23   Union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic in the year 1579.  

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

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

Mar 05   Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Veluwe joins Union of Utrecht in the year 1579.  

Mar 07   On this day in history congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands  

Mar 23   Friesland joins Union of Utrecht on this day in history.  

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   Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands in the year 1579.  

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   Anti-English uprising in Ireland in the year 1579.  

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

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   Valerius Otto, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean  

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

Jul 29   Antwerp request union with of Utrecht in the year 1579.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   John Amner, composer in the year 1579.  

Sep 13   Breda forms Union of Utrecht in the year 1579.  

Oct 24   Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Frans Snyders, Flemish animal painter on this day in history.  

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

Nov 22   Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer/pastor/lyricist on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1579

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar was born in the year 1579.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1579 birth of arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)  

Jul 25   On this day in history birth of valerius Otto, composer  

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

Aug 18   On this day in history birth of charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   In the year 1579 death of stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504)  

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   Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier died on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1579 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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