August 1576 in history

August 1576 events chronologically

Aug 8 The cornerstone for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory is laid on Ven, Denmark

Died in August 1576

Aug 22 Bálint Bakfark a Hungarian and Polish composer of Saxon origin, and lutenist of the Renaissance. He was enormously influential as a lutenist in his time, and renowned as a virtuoso on the instrument
Aug 27 Titian an Italian painter, the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school. He was born in Pieve di Cadore, near Belluno. During his lifetime he was often called da Cadore, taken from the place of his birth