On This Day

May 1577 in History

Birthdays in History

  • May 1 François 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

Deaths in History

  • May 8 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies