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Historical Events In 1588

Monday, 15 August 2022

Jan 12   John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Pope Sixtus V decrees "Immense aeterni" (Reformed curia) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82 in the year 1588.  

Feb 12   John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass in the year 1588.  

Feb 19   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

Feb 26   On this day in history nicolaus Erich, composer  

Mar 17   Petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history the birth of Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher  

Apr 05   Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) in the year 1588.  

Apr 15   Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies  

May 09   On this day in history duke Henri de Guises troops occupy Paris  

May 09   On this day in history duke Henri de Guises troops occupy Paris France  

May 12   On this day in history catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris  

May 12   In the year 1588 catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris France  

May 13   King Henri III flees Paris in the year 1588.  

May 18   In the year 1588 the Spanish Armada sets sail for England; it is defeated by England the following August  

May 19   Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England in the year 1588.  

May 28   Spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England on this day in history.  

May 30   Spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Johann Andreas Herbst, composer in the year 1588.  

Jun 10   Valentin Weigel, German mystic, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24  

Jun 19   On this day in history spanish Armada heavily destroyed in storm at Coruna  

Jul 11   French king Henri III accept demands of Catholic League in the year 1588.  

Jul 18   Admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.  

Jul 21   English fleet defeats Spanish armada on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1588 john Hawkins becomes a knight  

Jul 28   Spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders  

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Famous Birthdays In 1588

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1588 birth of jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter  

Feb 12   John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass was born on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history birth of pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies  

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

Apr 05   Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born in the year 1588.  

Apr 15   In the year 1588 birth of claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist  

May 13   On this day in history birth of ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654)  

Famous Deaths In 1588

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528) died on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies  

Feb 10   Joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history death of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533)  

Mar 17   On this day in history petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies  

Apr 04   On this day in history frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53  

Apr 19   Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies in the year 1588.  

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