On This Day

What Happened in May 1577

Famous Birthdays

  • May 1 Fran├žois de Kinschot, Dutch jurist and chancellor of Brabant, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1654)
  • May 28 Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg and politician, born in Culemborg, Kasteel Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • May 8 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, Dutch lstatesman and lawyer (Raad van State), dies at 69