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Historical Events In 1581

Monday, 19 November 2018

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1581.  

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

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

Feb 04   Daniel Selich, composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 25   Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1581 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 06   In the year 1581 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) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

Jul 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1581 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   On this day in history richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born in the year 1581.  

Mar 16   In the year 1581 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1581 death of james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland  

Jul 11   Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero died on this day in history.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  

Sep 01   On this day in history death of guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (b. 1534)  

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

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