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Historical Events In 1587

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1587.  

Mar 12   English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower on this day in history.  

Apr 17   On this day in history marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history english captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour  

Apr 19   In the year 1587 sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet  

May 18   In the year 1587 felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies  

Jul 06   Michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed in the year 1587.  

Jul 22   2nd English colony established on Roanoke Island off NC in the year 1587.  

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

Jul 22   English settlers establish a colony on Roanoke Island off North Carolina in the year 1587.  

Aug 05   Spanish troops conquer Lock in the year 1587.  

Aug 14   On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

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

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

Aug 18   Saul Wahl is elected King of Poland, according to legend on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Sigismund III becomes king of Poland in the year 1587.  

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 in the year 1587.  

Nov 03   In the year 1587 samuel Scheidt, composer  

Nov 04   Samuel Scheidt, German organist/composer, baptised in the year 1587.  

Nov 16   In the year 1587 joost van den Vondel, Cologne Germany, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha)  

Nov 24   On this day in history battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins  

Nov 27   Dutch County Groningen flood by dike break in the year 1587.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1587

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641) was born in the year 1587.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

Jan 16   Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born in the year 1587.  

Feb 26   In the year 1587 birth of stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)  

Apr 17   On this day in history birth of marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  

May 08   In the year 1587 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   Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] died in the year 1587.  

Feb 18   In the year 1587 death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]  

Mar 30   On this day in history death of ralph Sadler, English statesman (b. 1507)  

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

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

Aug 14   On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

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