Historical Events In 1577
Sunday, 01 August 2021
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots in the year 1577.
Feb 08 In the year 1577 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 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 in the year 1577.
May 08 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1577 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 In the year 1577 peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)
Jun 29 On this day in history the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
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 In the year 1577 titian, Italian artist
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 on this day in history.
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1577.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world in the year 1577.
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 on this day in history.