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Historical Events In 1581

Friday, 22 March 2019

Jan 04   James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1581 english parliament passes laws against Catholicism  

Jan 22   In the year 1581 joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

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

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

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission  

Mar 25   In the year 1581 portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal  

Apr 01   On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

Apr 03   In the year 1581 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted in the year 1581.  

Apr 15   In the year 1581 cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal  

May 06   On this day in history frans Francken, the Younger, painter  

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

Jun 18   On this day in history thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)  

Jul 02   Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero  

Jul 14   On this day in history english jesuit Edmund Campion arrested  

Jul 23   Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies in the year 1581.  

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

Aug 02   Leiden University names Snellius math professor in the year 1581.  

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

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

Oct 19   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" in the year 1581.  

Nov 07   In the year 1581 richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar  

Nov 29   Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma in the year 1581.  

Dec 09   On this day in history emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange  

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Famous Birthdays In 1581

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born in the year 1581.  

Mar 16   Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647) was born in the year 1581.  

Apr 24   In the year 1581 birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, painter was born on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized) was born in the year 1581.  

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 in the year 1581.  

Apr 03   Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies in the year 1581.  

Jun 02   James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland died in the year 1581.  

Jul 11   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero died on this day in history.  

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

Aug 21   Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) died on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534) died in the year 1581.  

Sep 30   On this day in history death of hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518)  

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