Historical Events In 1577
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Feb 06 In the year 1577 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 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 in the year 1577.
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 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 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 In the year 1577 the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 On this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
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 in the year 1577.
Aug 27 Titian, Italian artist on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1577 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
Oct 07 In the year 1577 ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
Oct 07 In the year 1577 george Gascoigne, English poet
Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) in the year 1577.
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 Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington in the year 1577.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1577 danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory
Dec 18 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32