1584 in History
January 7 Last day of the Julian calendar in Bohemia and Holy Roman empire
January 17 Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar
January 22 Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812)
March 25 Sir Walter Raleigh renews Humphrey Gilbert's patent to explore N Amer
May 16 7 Westfriese towns divide monasteries of Egmond/Blokker/St-Pietersdal
May 30 Earl Adolf van Nieuwenaar/Meurs becomes viceroy of Gelderland
July 10 Spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium
September 15 San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid finished
September 17 Gent surrenders to duke of Parma
November 10 Willem Louis of Nassau appointed viceroy of Friesland
November 23 English parliament throws out Jesuits