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Historical Events In 1579

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

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   On this day in history jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist, (found boiling point temperature)  

Jan 23   Union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 06   Veluwe joins Union of Utrecht on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1579 anti-English uprising in Ireland  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mechelen surrenders to duke of Parma  

Jul 25   In the year 1579 valerius Otto, composer  

Jul 26   Francis Drake leaves SF to cross Pacific Ocean on this day in history.  

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

Jul 29   On this day in history antwerp request union with of Utrecht  

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

Aug 17   In the year 1579 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   On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51  

Nov 11   In the year 1579 frans Snyders, Flemish animal painter  

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

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   In the year 1579 birth of arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)  

Jul 25   Valerius Otto, composer was born on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier died in the year 1579.  

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

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