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Historical Events In 1587

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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

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

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1587 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   English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower in the year 1587.  

Mar 12   In the year 1587 english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower  

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

Apr 18   On this day in history john Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies  

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 in the year 1587.  

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   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 in the year 1587.  

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

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

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

Aug 18   On this day in history 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   Leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575 in the year 1587.  

Nov 03   On this day in history samuel Scheidt, composer  

Nov 04   On this day in history samuel Scheidt, German organist/composer, baptised  

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

Nov 24   Battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 26   Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639) was born in the year 1587.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1587

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1587.  

Mar 30   Ralph Sadler, English statesman (b. 1507) died in the year 1587.  

Apr 08   In the year 1587 death of john Foxe, English writer (b. 1516)  

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

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

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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