Historical Events In 1577
Sunday, 04 June 2023
Feb 06 In the year 1577 king Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots
Feb 08 On this day in history robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
Feb 12 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1577 francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
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 Giovanni Righi, composer in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 In the year 1577 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots in the year 1577.
Aug 23 In the year 1577 frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.
Aug 27 On this day in history titian, Italian artist
Sep 06 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1577.
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 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 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 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on this day in history.
Dec 18 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.