Historical Events In 1577
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Feb 06 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots in the year 1577.
Feb 08 Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) in the year 1577.
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 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 On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon
May 01 In the year 1577 francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
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 On this day in history giovanni Righi, composer
Jun 21 Giovanni Del Turco, composer in the year 1577.
Jun 28 In the year 1577 peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)
Jun 29 In the year 1577 the birth of Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
Jul 24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1577 george Gascoigne, English poet
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 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck) in the year 1577.
Nov 15 In the year 1577 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 Francis Drake sets sail from Plymouth, in the Golden Hind, on his round the world voyage on this day in history.
Dec 13 Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around the world on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world
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.