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.