Historical Events In 1577
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots on this day in history.
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 In the year 1577 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 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon in the year 1577.
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 In the year 1577 floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
Jun 02 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 24 In the year 1577 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
Aug 17 In the year 1577 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 in the year 1577.
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1577 pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns
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 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam in the year 1577.
Dec 13 In the year 1577 francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage
Dec 13 In the year 1577 sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world on this day in history.
Dec 16 Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32