Historical Events for Year 1582

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Jan 15th - Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic
Feb 19th - Francis of Valois becomes duke of Brabant
Feb 24th - Pope Gregory XIII announces New Style (Gregorian) calendar
Mar 18th - Prince William of Orange injured in attack at Antwerp
Apr 3rd - French van Valois honored as duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
Apr 16th - Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina.
Jun 20th - Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines
Jun 21st - The Incident at HonnĊ-ji takes place in Kyoto, Japan.
Jul 2nd - Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.
Jul 22nd - Willem van Orange moves from Antwerp to Delft
Aug 22nd - King James IV of Scotland captured
Aug 23rd - French van Valois pays tribute to earl of Flanders
Oct 4th - Last Julian calender day in Spain/Portugal/pontifical states
Oct 5th - Gregorian calendar introduced in Italy, other Catholic countries
Oct 15th - Many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days
Dec 10th - France begins use of Gregorian calendar
Dec 14th - Zealand/Brabant Neth adopt Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is 12/25
Dec 15th - Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine
Dec 15th - Spanish Netherlands/Denmark/Norway adopt Gregorian calendar
Dec 21st - Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583
Dec 25th - Zealand/Brabant adopts Gregorian calendar, yesterday was Dec 14th

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