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Historical Events In 1581

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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

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   On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

Jan 28   James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland in the year 1581.  

Feb 04   In the year 1581 daniel Selich, composer  

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

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

Apr 01   Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   In the year 1581 frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world  

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

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

Apr 04   In the year 1581 francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted  

Apr 15   Cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal in the year 1581.  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history johann Staden, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1581 leiden University names Snellius math professor  

Oct 09   In the year 1581 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" on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar  

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

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

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer was born in the year 1581.  

Feb 17   Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1581.  

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

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 in the year 1581.  

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

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

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

Jul 23   In the year 1581 georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

Aug 21   In the year 1581 death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1581 death of hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518)  

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