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Historical Events In 1581

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Jan 04   In the year 1581 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

Jan 16   English parliament passes laws against Catholicism on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies in the year 1581.  

Jan 28   In the year 1581 james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

Jan 28   James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 24   In the year 1581 pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission  

Mar 25   Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal in the year 1581.  

Apr 01   Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II in the year 1581.  

Apr 03   On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

Apr 04   Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world in the year 1581.  

Apr 04   Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat in the year 1581.  

Apr 04   On this day in history francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted  

Apr 15   On this day in history cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, painter in the year 1581.  

Jun 02   James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1581 thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)  

Jul 02   Johann Staden, composer in the year 1581.  

Jul 11   In the year 1581 peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero  

Jul 14   English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested in the year 1581.  

Jul 23   Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1581 states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange  

Aug 02   In the year 1581 leiden University names Snellius math professor  

Oct 09   On this day in history claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist  

Oct 15   In the year 1581 commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris  

Oct 19   On this day in history dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"  

Nov 07   Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar in the year 1581.  

Nov 29   Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1581

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1581 birth of james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 17   In the year 1581 birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

Mar 16   Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1581 birth of frans Francken, the Younger, painter  

Jun 18   Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1581 birth of johann Staden, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1581

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 22   Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1581 death of james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

Jul 11   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero died in the year 1581.  

Jul 23   On this day in history georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

Aug 21   Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) died in the year 1581.  

Sep 01   Guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534) died on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518) died in the year 1581.  

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