Historical Events for Year 1576
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Jan 20th - The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa.
Feb 3rd - Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris
Feb 5th - Henry of Navarre abjures Catholicism at Tours
Apr 27th - Peace of Beaulieu & Paix de Monsieur
May 14th - Dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten
May 23rd - Tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory
May 29th - Spanish army under Mondragon conquerors Zierik sea
Jul 2nd - Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
Jul 11th - Martin Frobisher sights Greenland.
Jul 26th - Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst
Oct 12th - Rudolf II succeeds Maximilian II as Holy Roman Emperor
Oct 19th - Dutch provinces begin consultation about Spanish existence
Oct 20th - Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht
Nov 4th - Spanish defeat Walloons & take Antwerp Belgium
Nov 4th - Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spain captures Antwerp (after three days the city was nearly destroyed).
Nov 8th - Eighty Years' War: Pacification of Ghent - 17 Dutch provinces sign anti-Spanish covenant