Historical Events In 1577
Friday, 26 February 2021
Feb 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43
Mar 17 On this day in history 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 Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer in the year 1577.
May 08 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies in the year 1577.
May 28 Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician on this day in history.
Jun 02 Giovanni Righi, composer on this day in history.
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 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur in the year 1577.
Aug 17 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on this day in history.
Aug 23 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England on this day in history.
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 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1577 george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 On this day in history cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
Oct 25 On this day in history pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns
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 on this day in history.
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 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world in the year 1577.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world in the year 1577.
Dec 16 On this day in history 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