Historical Events In 1577
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots in the year 1577.
Feb 08 In the year 1577 robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
Feb 12 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict" on this day in history.
Feb 26 Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 in the year 1577.
Mar 17 Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 gets commission from the Cathay Company to hunt for gold in the Arctic; he will return with tons of worthless pyrites, which are dumped as street ballast in London, giving rise to the legend that the streets of London were paved with gold on this day in history.
Mar 26 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon on this day in history.
May 01 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1577 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies
May 28 Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history giovanni Righi, composer
Jun 21 In the year 1577 giovanni Del Turco, composer
Jun 28 Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision) on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots
Aug 23 In the year 1577 frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
Aug 27 In the year 1577 titian, Italian artist
Sep 06 In the year 1577 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 George Gascoigne, English poet on this day in history.
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) in the year 1577.
Oct 25 Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1577 jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)
Nov 15 Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington on this day in history.
Nov 23 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam on this day in history.
Dec 13 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on this day in history.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
Dec 16 In the year 1577 danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
Dec 18 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32