Historical Events In 1577
Saturday, 03 December 2022
Feb 06 In the year 1577 king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots
Feb 08 Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) in the year 1577.
Feb 12 In the year 1577 spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
Feb 26 Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 in the year 1577.
Mar 17 In the year 1577 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
Mar 26 On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer on this day in history.
May 08 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
Jun 02 In the year 1577 giovanni Righi, composer
Jun 21 Giovanni Del Turco, composer in the year 1577.
Jun 28 On this day in history peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)
Jun 29 The birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist in the year 1577.
Jul 24 On this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots in the year 1577.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 06 On this day in history 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 in the year 1577.
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 On this day in history sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington
Nov 23 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam in the year 1577.
Dec 13 On this day in history francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
Dec 13 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
Dec 13 In the year 1577 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 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 in the year 1577.