Historical Events In 1581
Sunday, 17 February 2019
Jan 04 In the year 1581 james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)
Jan 16 English parliament passes laws against Catholicism in the year 1581.
Jan 22 In the year 1581 joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies
Jan 28 In the year 1581 james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Jan 28 In the year 1581 james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Feb 04 In the year 1581 daniel Selich, composer
Feb 24 On this day in history pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission
Mar 25 In the year 1581 portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal
Apr 01 In the year 1581 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
Apr 03 On this day in history huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies
Apr 04 Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1581 frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world
Apr 04 Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat on this day in history.
Apr 04 Francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal
May 06 In the year 1581 frans Francken, the Younger, painter
Jun 02 In the year 1581 james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland
Jun 18 In the year 1581 thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
Jul 02 Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.
Jul 11 Peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero in the year 1581.
Jul 14 In the year 1581 english jesuit Edmund Campion arrested
Jul 23 On this day in history georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies
Jul 24 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange in the year 1581.
Aug 02 Leiden University names Snellius math professor in the year 1581.
Oct 09 In the year 1581 claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist
Oct 15 On this day in history commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris
Oct 19 Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" in the year 1581.
Nov 07 In the year 1581 richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar
Nov 29 In the year 1581 doornik surrenders to duke of Parma
Dec 09 Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.