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Historical Events In 1588

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Jul 29   On this day in history british general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth  

Jul 31   English fleet beats Spanish Armada in the year 1588.  

Aug 01   On this day in history english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada  

Aug 06   In the year 1588 spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors  

Aug 07   -8] English assault on Spanish Armada in the year 1588.  

Aug 08   Alonso S├ínchez Coello, Spanish painter in the year 1588.  

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   On this day in history medemblik surrenders to Spanish army  

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

Sep 08   Marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian) in the year 1588.  

Sep 10   Nicholas Lanier, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Blessed Edward James, Catholic martyr in the year 1588.  

Oct 02   In the year 1588 bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies  

Oct 23   On this day in history medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander  

Nov 02   On this day in history wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63  

Nov 27   In the year 1588 valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian  

Dec 23   Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1588.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1588 birth of pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies  

Feb 26   In the year 1588 birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

Apr 05   On this day in history birth of thomas Hobbes, England, philosopher (Leviathan)  

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

May 13   Ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1588

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528) died in the year 1588.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1588 joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82  

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

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

Mar 17   Petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies in the year 1588.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1588 paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies  

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