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Historical Events In 1581

Tuesday, 12 November 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   Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer in the year 1581.  

Feb 24   Pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 03   In the year 1581 huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

Apr 04   On this day in history frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world  

Apr 04   On this day in history frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world  

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

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

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

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

Jul 02   Johann Staden, composer in the year 1581.  

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

Jul 24   States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange in the year 1581.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 29   On this day in history doornik surrenders to duke of Parma  

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   In the year 1581 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   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 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   On this day in history joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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