Historical Events in July 1579

  • Jul 8 Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan
  • Jul 21 Mechelen surrenders to Duke of Parma

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Jul 26 Francis Drake leaves San Francisco to cross Pacific Ocean

Admiral and Navigator Francis Drake
Admiral and Navigator
Francis Drake
  • Jul 28 Cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
  • Jul 29 Antwerp request union with Utrecht
  • Jul 29 Spanish King Philip II arrests plotters Antonio Perez and Princess van Eboli