Historical Events In 1581
Thursday, 24 October 2019
Jan 04 On this day in history 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 On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Jan 28 On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Feb 04 On this day in history daniel Selich, composer
Feb 24 Pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission on this day in history.
Mar 25 Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal in the year 1581.
Apr 01 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II in the year 1581.
Apr 03 Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1581 frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world
Apr 04 Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world in the year 1581.
Apr 04 On this day in history frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat
Apr 04 On this day in history francis Drake completes circumnavigation of the world and is knighted
Apr 15 On this day in history cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal
May 06 Frans Francken, the Younger, painter on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland
Jun 18 In the year 1581 thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
Jul 02 In the year 1581 johann Staden, composer
Jul 11 In the year 1581 peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero
Jul 14 English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested in the year 1581.
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 On this day in history leiden University names Snellius math professor
Oct 09 On this day in history claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist
Oct 15 In the year 1581 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" on this day in history.
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 On this day in history emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange