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Historical Events In 1581

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

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

Jan 28   James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history daniel Selich, composer  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   Francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1581 english jesuit Edmund Campion arrested  

Jul 23   Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 24   States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 09   Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1581 birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

Mar 16   On this day in history birth of pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)  

Apr 24   Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 23   Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies in the year 1581.  

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

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