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What Happened in 1584

Historical Events in 1584

  • Jan 22 Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812)
  • Mar 25 English explorer Walter Raleigh renews Humphrey Gilbert's patent to explore North America
  • Apr 7 Ieper surrenders to duke Van Parma
  • May 16 7 Westfriese towns divide monasteries of Egmond, Blokker and St Pietersdal
  • May 30 Earl Adolf of Nieuwenaar and Meurs becomes viceroy of Gelderland
  • Jul 10 Spanish army leader Richebourg conquers Liefkenshoek, Belgium
  • Sep 15 San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid finished
  • Sep 17 Gent surrenders to Duke of Parma

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World Leaders in 1584