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Historical Events In 1581

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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

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

Jan 28   On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

Feb 04   In the year 1581 daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 24   In the year 1581 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   On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies  

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

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

Apr 04   In the year 1581 frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat  

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

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

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

Jul 02   Johann Staden, composer in the year 1581.  

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

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   States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on this day in history.  

Aug 02   Leiden University names Snellius math professor on this day in history.  

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   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1581 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   James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born in the year 1581.  

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   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   Johann Staden, composer was born in the year 1581.  

Famous Deaths In 1581

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534)  

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

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