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Historical Events In 1587

Monday, 10 December 2018

Jan 06   Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain (1621-43) in the year 1587.  

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

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   On this day in history deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain  

Feb 01   On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence  

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

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

Feb 08   Mary, Queen of Scots looses her head on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1587 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   On this day in history english parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower  

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

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

Apr 19   In the year 1587 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1587 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   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   In the year 1587 saul Wahl is elected King of Poland, according to legend.  

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

Oct 20   In the year 1587 battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League  

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

Nov 03   On this day in history samuel Scheidt, composer  

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

Nov 16   Joost van den Vondel, Cologne Germany, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha) on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1587.  

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

Apr 08   John Foxe, English writer (b. 1516) died on this day in history.  

Apr 18   John Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies in the year 1587.  

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

Jul 06   On this day in history death of michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed  

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

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