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Historical Events In 1587

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Jan 06   Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain (1621-43) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) in the year 1587.  

Jan 16   On this day in history alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

Jan 29   On this day in history deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain  

Jan 29   Deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain in the year 1587.  

Feb 01   English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence on this day in history.  

Feb 01   English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence in the year 1587.  

Feb 08   On this day in history mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  

Feb 08   In the year 1587 mary, Queen of Scots looses her head  

Feb 18   Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8] in the year 1587.  

Mar 01   English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower  

Apr 17   Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   John Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 19   English captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour in the year 1587.  

Apr 19   Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies  

Jul 06   Michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed on this day in history.  

Jul 22   2nd English colony established on Roanoke Island off NC on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history 2nd English colony forms on Roanoke Island off NC  

Jul 22   On this day in history english settlers establish a colony on Roanoke Island off North Carolina.  

Aug 05   Spanish troops conquer Lock in the year 1587.  

Aug 14   In the year 1587 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

Aug 18   1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) in the year 1587.  

Aug 18   On this day in history first English child born in the New World (Virginia Dare)  

Aug 18   Saul Wahl is elected King of Poland, according to legend in the year 1587.  

Aug 19   In the year 1587 sigismund III becomes king of Poland  

Oct 20   On this day in history battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League  

Oct 31   Leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Samuel Scheidt, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1587 samuel Scheidt, German organist/composer, baptised  

Nov 16   On this day in history joost van den Vondel, Cologne Germany, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha)  

Nov 24   Battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins in the year 1587.  

Nov 27   Dutch County Groningen flood by dike break on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1587

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

Jan 06   In the year 1587 birth of gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain (1621-43)  

Jan 08   In the year 1587 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

Jan 16   In the year 1587 birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

Feb 26   Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  

Aug 18   1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1587

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 08   In the year 1587 death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  

Feb 18   Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8] died on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1587 death of ralph Sadler, English statesman (b. 1507)  

Apr 08   John Foxe, English writer (b. 1516) died in the year 1587.  

Apr 18   In the year 1587 john Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies  

May 18   Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies in the year 1587.  

Jul 06   Michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed died on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1587.  

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