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Historical Events In 1579

Monday, 27 January 2020

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

Jan 06   Artois/Hainault/Dowaai sign pro-Spanish Union of Arras in the year 1579.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   Treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic in the year 1579.  

Feb 09   John Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian in the year 1579.  

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   In the year 1579 congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands  

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

Apr 11   In the year 1579 venlo joins Union of Utrecht  

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

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 in the year 1579.  

Jun 30   In the year 1579 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   Mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma on this day in history.  

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   Antwerp request union with of Utrecht in the year 1579.  

Aug 08   Cornerstone is laid for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1579 john Amner, composer  

Sep 13   Breda forms Union of Utrecht on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 22   In the year 1579 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   In the year 1579 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 in the year 1579.  

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

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

Aug 01   Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born in the year 1579.  

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 in the year 1579.  

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   In the year 1579 death of hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541)  

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

Aug 05   Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) died in the year 1579.  

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

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   In the year 1579 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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