Historical Events In 1577
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Feb 06 On this day in history king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots
Feb 08 In the year 1577 robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
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 on this day in history.
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 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
May 08 In the year 1577 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies
May 28 On this day in history floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
Jun 02 Giovanni Righi, composer in the year 1577.
Jun 21 In the year 1577 giovanni Del Turco, composer
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 on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 On this day in history peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots
Aug 23 On this day in history frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
Aug 27 Titian, Italian artist in the year 1577.
Sep 06 On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop on this day in history.
Oct 07 George Gascoigne, English poet in the year 1577.
Oct 17 In the year 1577 cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
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) in the year 1577.
Nov 15 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington
Nov 23 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1577 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 In the year 1577 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32