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Historical Events In 1587

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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

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

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

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

Jan 29   Deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain on this day in history.  

Feb 01   English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart's death sentence in the year 1587.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower in the year 1587.  

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

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

Apr 19   English captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1587 michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed  

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

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

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

Aug 05   Spanish troops conquer Lock on this day in history.  

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   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   Sigismund III becomes king of Poland in the year 1587.  

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

Oct 31   In the year 1587 leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575.  

Nov 03   Samuel Scheidt, composer in the year 1587.  

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

Nov 16   Joost van den Vondel, Cologne Germany, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha) in the year 1587.  

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

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   In the year 1587 birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 18   On this day in history 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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