On This Day

October 1577 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 1 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint, born in Sigmaringen, Germany (d. 1622)
  • Oct 7 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
  • Oct 17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 7 George Gascoigne, English poet