In history, year 1579 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 1579.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1579 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|17 june||Explorer Francis Drake landed in a region of present-dayCalifornia, naming it New Albion and claiming it for England.|
|08 july||Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church,was discovered underground in Kazan, present-day Tatarstan, Russia.|
|24 October||Jusuit pastor SJ Thomas was the first Englishman to visit India. He arrived in Goa by Portuguese boat.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1579:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|01 August||Luis Vélez de Guevara / Author / Spain|
|09 December||Martin de Porres / Saint / Peru|
|09 February||Johannes Meursius / Scholar / Netherlands|
|11 November||Frans Snyders / Painter / Belgium|
|13 July||Arthur Dee / Physician / United Kingdom|
|24 March||Tirso de Molina / Monk / Spain|
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