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Historical Events In 1581

Sunday, 15 September 2019

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

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

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

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

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   Pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission in the year 1581.  

Mar 25   On this day in history portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 02   In the year 1581 johann Staden, composer  

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

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

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

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

Aug 02   On this day in history leiden University names Snellius math professor  

Oct 09   Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist in the year 1581.  

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   In the year 1581 dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"  

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

Nov 29   In the year 1581 doornik surrenders to duke of Parma  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

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

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

Jul 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies in the year 1581.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 1581 death of guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534)  

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

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