1582 in History

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Events in History

  • Jan 15 Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic
  • Feb 19 Francis of Valois becomes Duke of Brabant
  • Feb 24 Pope Gregory XIII announces New Style (Gregorian) calendar
  • Mar 18 Prince William of Orange injured in attack at Antwerp
  • Apr 3 French van Valois honored as Duke of Gelre, Earl of Zutphen
  • Apr 16 Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta in Argentina
  • Jun 20 Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines
  • Jun 21 The Incident at Honnō-ji takes place in Kyoto, Japan
  • Jul 2 Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide
  • Jul 22 Willem of Orange moves from Antwerp to Delft

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 22 King James VI of Scotland captured

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • Aug 23 French van Valois pays tribute to earl of Flanders
  • Oct 4 Last Julian calendar day in Spain, Portugal and pontifical states
  • Oct 5 Gregorian calendar introduced in Italy and other Catholic countries
  • Oct 15 Many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days
  • Dec 10 France begins use of Gregorian calendar
  • Dec 14 Zealand, Brabant Netherlands adopt Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is 12/25
  • Dec 15 Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens professor of botany and medicine
  • Dec 15 Spanish Netherlands, Denmark and Norway adopt the Gregorian calendar
  • Dec 21 Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583
  • Dec 25 Zealand and Brabant adopts Gregorian calendar, yesterday was Dec 14th

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 28 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon), born Pont-à-Mousson France
  • Apr 8 Phineas Fletcher, English poet, born in Cranbrook (d. 1650)
  • May 28 William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (d. 1662)
  • Aug 28 Taichang Emperor [Zhu Changluo], 14th Emperor of the Ming dynasty of China, born in Beijing (d. 1620)
  • Oct 17 Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637)
  • Oct 19 Dmitry Ivanovich [Dmitry of Uglich], Russian Tsarevich and son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" (d. 1591)
  • Oct 21 Johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII
  • Nov 27 Pierre Dupuy, French scholar (d. 1651)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 28 Playwright and poet William Shakespeare (18) marries Anne Hathaway (26) (date of the marriage license)


Deaths in History

  • Mar 18 Jean Jaurequi, Basque attacker of William of Orange, killed by William's guards
  • May 5 Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies
  • Jun 21 Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1534)
  • Jun 23 Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military leader (b. 1537)
  • Jul 2 Akechi Mitsuhide, Japanese samurai (b. 1528)
  • Sep 28 George Buchanan, Scottish historian (b. 1506)
  • Oct 4 Theresia van Avila, Spanish mystic writer, dies
  • Dec 11 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75