1577 in History – What happened in year 1577

✅ Published on March 24th, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1577 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1577.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1577 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 decemberSir Francis Drake left Plymouth, England, with five ships and164 men on his round-the-world voyage.
24 OctoberThe fourth Sikh Guru Ramdas founded the city of Amritsar, the city was named after the pond Amrit Sarovar.


Famous birthdays in the year 1577:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
06 February Beatrice Cenci / Murderer / Italy
08 February Robert Burton / Physician / United Kingdom
09 JulyThomas West / Politician / United States of America
10 NovemberJacob Cats / Poet / Netherlands
12 January Jan Baptist van Helmont / Chemist / Belgium
12 JunePaul Guldin / Mathematician / Switzerland
17 OctoberDmitry Pozharsky / Prince / Russia
17 OctoberCristofano Allori / Painter / Italy
25 NovemberPiet Pieterszoon Hein / Army Officer / Netherlands
28 JunePeter Paul Rubens / Painter / Germany

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1577:

YearName / Profession / Country
31 MayNoor Jehan / Emperor / India
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