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Historical Events In 1583

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Jan 01   1st day of the Gregorian calendar in Holland & Flanders on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1583 first day of the Gregorian calendar in Holland & Flanders  

Jan 08   Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Holland begins use of Gregorian calendar in the year 1583.  

Jan 12   In the year 1583 holland begins use of Gregorian calendar (yesterday was 1/1/1583)  

Feb 02   Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess in the year 1583.  

Feb 09   Jeseph Sanalbo, Jewish convert in Rome, burned at stake in the year 1583.  

Feb 17   J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist in the year 1583.  

Feb 21   In the year 1583 groningen Neth begins using Gregorian calendar  

Feb 21   In the year 1583 groningen Netherlands begins using Gregorian calendar  

Mar 03   Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher in the year 1583.  

Mar 06   Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger), dies at 48 in the year 1583.  

Mar 18   Dutch States General & Anjou sign treaty in the year 1583.  

Apr 10   Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law in the year 1583.  

Apr 12   William of Orange marries Louise de Coligny in the year 1583.  

Jun 09   In the year 1583 thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland  

Jun 16   Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent in the year 1583.  

Jun 17   Brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was £383 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Duke French van Valois returns to France on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history edmund Grindal, English bishop of London/archbhp of York, dies at 64  

Jul 17   Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk in the year 1583.  

Aug 05   On this day in history gilbert claims Newfoundland (1st English colony in North America)  

Aug 20   Humphrey Gilbert c1537-1583 sails to Cape Race Newfoundland to fish for cod and explore mainland; sends two ships back to England on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history the Delight, with 85 persons aboard, founders on the banks of Sable Island; first Canadian shipwreck on record.  

Aug 27   On this day in history simon Besler, composer  

Sep 09   On this day in history girolamo Frescobaldi, composer  

Sep 24   Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein, German general on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1583 johan VIII, the Younger, count of Nassau-Siegen/field marshall  

Oct 30   Pirro Ligorio, Italian architect/painter/archaeologist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Gelders Earl Willem of the Bergh flees on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Duke of Parma conquerors Aalst on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized in the year 1583.  

Dec 31   Thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1583

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born in the year 1583.  

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess  

Feb 17   J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist was born in the year 1583.  

Feb 23   On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656)  

Mar 03   In the year 1583 birth of edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher  

Apr 10   Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born in the year 1583.  

Jun 16   In the year 1583 birth of axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent  

Jun 20   In the year 1583 birth of jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (d. 1652)  

Famous Deaths In 1583

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 09   Jeseph Sanalbo, Jewish convert in Rome, burned at stake died on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (b. 1503)  

Mar 04   Bernard Gilpin, English clergyman, "Apostle of the North" (b. 1517) died in the year 1583.  

Mar 06   Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   King Magnus of Livonia (b. 1540) died in the year 1583.  

Jun 06   In the year 1583 death of nakagawa Kiyohide, Japanese warlord (b. 1556)  

Jun 09   Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland died in the year 1583.  

Jul 06   In the year 1583 edmund Grindal, English bishop of London/archbhp of York, dies at 64  

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