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Historical Events In 1587

Saturday, 16 February 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   Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 01   In the year 1587 english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history mary, Queen of Scots looses her head  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower  

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

Apr 17   In the year 1587 marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 22   In the year 1587 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1587 saul Wahl is elected King of Poland, according to legend.  

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

Oct 20   Battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League in the year 1587.  

Oct 31   On this day in history leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575.  

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

Nov 04   Samuel Scheidt, German organist/composer, baptised on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   In the year 1587 battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins  

Nov 27   In the year 1587 dutch County Groningen flood by dike break  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)  

Apr 17   Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born in the year 1587.  

May 08   Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]  

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

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

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

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