What Happened In History Year 1586

Historical Events for the Year 1586

  • 16th June » Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her Royal succession Monarchies and nobility called heir and successor.
  • 22nd September » Battle of Zutphen: Spanish Empire or Spanish victory over the English and Dutch Republic or Dutch.
  • 14th October » Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.
  • 17th December » Emperor Go-Yōzei or Go-Yōzei becomes Emperor of Japan.

Famous Birthdays in 1586

  • 20th January » Johann Schein, German composer (d. 1630)
  • 17th April » John Ford (dramatist) called John Ford, English poet and playwright (d. 1639)
  • 20th April » Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)
  • 1st July » Claudio Saracini, Italian lute player and composer (d. 1630)
  • 5th July » Thomas Hooker, English-American settler, founded the Colony of Connecticut (d. 1647)
  • 7th July » Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, English courtier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland (d. 1646)
  • 9th October » Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (d. 1632)
  • 6th December » Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer and physicist (d. 1670)

Famous Deaths in History for 1586

  • 18th January » Margaret of Parma (b. 1522)
  • 25th January » Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter (b. 1515)
  • 8th April » Martin Chemnitz, Lutheran theologian and reformer (b. 1522)
  • 5th May » Henry Sidney, Irish politician, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1529)
  • 28th June » Primož Trubar, Slovenian author and reformer (b. 1508)
  • 20th September » John Ballard, English priest
  • 20th September » Chidiock Tichborne, English poet (b. 1558)
  • 21st September » Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, French cardinal (b. 1517)
  • 17th October » Philip Sidney, English courtier and general (b. 1554)
  • 12th December » Stephen Báthory, Polish king (b. 1533)

Historical events for the year 1586 by month