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Historical Events In 1588

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Jul 29   British general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth in the year 1588.  

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

Aug 01   English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada in the year 1588.  

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

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

Aug 08   Alonso Sánchez 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87  

Sep 08   On this day in history marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)  

Sep 10   On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer  

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

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

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

Nov 02   In the year 1588 wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1588 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   On this day in history birth of john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

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   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   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 in the year 1588.  

Feb 09   Marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies in the year 1588.  

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   Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533) died in the year 1588.  

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 in the year 1588.  

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