July 1579 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Historic Event

Jul 23 Francis Drake departs San Francisco to cross the Pacific Ocean [1]

  • Jul 28 Cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
  • Jul 29 Antwerp request union with Utrecht

Historic Event

Jul 29 Spanish King Philip II arrests plotters Antonio Perez and Princess van Eboli

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 13 Arthur Dee, English physician, born in Mortlake, London (d. 1651)