Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1578': Common year starting on Wednesday Julian calendar Roman numerals Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma Battle of Gembloux (1578) January 31 John of Austria Netherlands French language Southern Netherlands April 27 Henry I, Duke of Guise Henry III of France Les Mignons England Frobisher Bay Harwich London Martin Frobisher May 31 Pyrite August 4 Battle of Alcácer Quibir Moors Portugal Henry of Portugal North Africa Sebastian of Portugal Don John Governor-General October 1 Ethnic groups in Europe Newfoundland (island) North America Thanksgiving Dalai Lama Tibet Battle of Wenden Polotsk Russians Sweden Abkhazia Ottoman Empire Sweating sickness Bahr negus Yeshaq Emperor of Ethiopia Ethiopia Sarsa Dengel 1604 1606