1584 in History – What happened in year 1584

In history, year 1584 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 1584.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1584:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
17 JanuaryThe Central European country Bohemia adopted the Gregorian calendar.


Famous birthdays in the year 1584:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
12 February Caspar Barlaeus / Poet / Netherlands
13 AugustTheophilus Howard / Politician / United Kingdom
16 DecemberJohn Selden / Scholar / United Kingdom
27 MayMichael Altenburg / Composer / Germany
29 March Ferdinando Fairfax / Politician / United Kingdom

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