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Historical Events In 1581

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Jan 04   James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) in the year 1581.  

Jan 16   English parliament passes laws against Catholicism in the year 1581.  

Jan 22   On this day in history joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world in the year 1581.  

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 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   In the year 1581 frans Francken, the Younger, painter  

Jun 02   In the year 1581 james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history johann Staden, composer  

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

Jul 14   English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested on this day in history.  

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   Leiden University names Snellius math professor in the year 1581.  

Oct 09   Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris  

Oct 19   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" on this day in history.  

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

Nov 29   Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma in the year 1581.  

Dec 09   In the year 1581 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   On this day in history birth of daniel Selich, composer  

Feb 17   Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born in the year 1581.  

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   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   Johann Staden, composer was born in the year 1581.  

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   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 in the year 1581.  

Sep 01   In the year 1581 death of guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534)  

Sep 30   On this day in history death of hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518)  

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