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Historical Events In 1588

Monday, 21 January 2019

Jul 29   British general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth on this day in history.  

Jul 31   English fleet beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1588 english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada  

Aug 06   On this day in history spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors  

Aug 07   On this day in history -8] English assault on Spanish Armada  

Aug 08   Alonso S├ínchez Coello, Spanish painter on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Sea battle at Grevelingen: English fleet battles Spanish armada on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1588.  

Aug 12   Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army in the year 1588.  

Sep 04   Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87 in the year 1588.  

Sep 08   Marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Nicholas Lanier, composer in the year 1588.  

Oct 01   In the year 1588 blessed Edward James, Catholic martyr  

Oct 02   Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies in the year 1588.  

Oct 23   Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander in the year 1588.  

Nov 02   Wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian  

Dec 23   On this day in history hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37  

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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   Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter was born in the year 1588.  

Feb 12   In the year 1588 birth of john Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass  

Feb 19   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies was born in the year 1588.  

Feb 26   Nicolaus Erich, composer was born in the year 1588.  

Apr 05   Thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1588 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   In the year 1588 death of johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

Mar 10   In the year 1588 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   In the year 1588 frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53  

Apr 19   Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies on this day in history.  

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