Historical Events In 1581
Monday, 10 May 2021
Jan 04 James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) on this day in history.
Jan 16 English parliament passes laws against Catholicism on this day in history.
Jan 22 Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies in the year 1581.
Jan 28 On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
Jan 28 James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.
Feb 04 Daniel Selich, composer in the year 1581.
Feb 24 Pope Gregory approves the results of his calendar reform commission in the year 1581.
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 In the year 1581 huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies
Apr 04 Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world in the year 1581.
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 In the year 1581 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 In the year 1581 james Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland
Jun 18 On this day in history thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
Jul 02 Johann Staden, composer on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1581 peder Skram, Danish senator and naval hero
Jul 14 In the year 1581 english jesuit Edmund Campion arrested
Jul 23 Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies in the year 1581.
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 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 Doornik surrenders to duke of Parma in the year 1581.
Dec 09 On this day in history emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange