Historical Events In 1577
Friday, 17 January 2020
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots on this day in history.
Feb 08 Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) in the year 1577.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1577.
Mar 26 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon in the year 1577.
May 01 In the year 1577 francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
May 08 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.
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 Giovanni Del Turco, composer in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 In the year 1577 peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots
Aug 23 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England on this day in history.
Aug 27 Titian, Italian artist in the year 1577.
Sep 06 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) on this day in history.
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 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington
Nov 23 In the year 1577 water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
Dec 13 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage in the year 1577.
Dec 13 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world in the year 1577.
Dec 16 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory in the year 1577.
Dec 18 In the year 1577 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32