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Historical Events In 1591

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Jan 07   Jacobus de Kerle, French/Flemish composer, dies at about 59 in the year 1591.  

Jan 18   King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day in the year 1591.  

Jan 19   In the year 1591 edmond Auger, French jesuit (under Henri III), dies at about 60  

Feb 03   German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French king Henri IV  

Mar 13   Battle at Tondibi Moroccans army under Judar beats sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai in the year 1591.  

Mar 13   On this day in history battle at Tondibi: Moroccans army under Judar beats sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai  

Apr 19   Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France in the year 1591.  

May 15   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9 on this day in history.  

May 17   Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1591 spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius  

May 26   On this day in history dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  

Jun 20   Mauritius & Willem van Nassau occupy Devente in the year 1591.  

Jun 21   On this day in history aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies  

Jul 18   Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40 in the year 1591.  

Aug 18   Governor of Roanoke Island colony returns from England & found everyone in the colony had disappeared [or Aug 17, 1590] on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1591 french king Henri IV occupies Rouen  

Aug 23   Luis de Leon, scholar/poet, dies in the year 1591.  

Aug 24   On this day in history robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized)  

Sep 08   On this day in history jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess  

Sep 09   -10] Battle at Flores Azores: Spanish beat English on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Richard Grenville, vice-admiral (Roanoke) dies in battle at 49 in the year 1591.  

Sep 21   French bishops recognize Henri IV as king of France on this day in history.  

Sep 23   On this day in history michael Lohr, composer  

Oct 16   On this day in history gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56  

Oct 21   Nijmegen surrenders to Earl Mauritius van Nassau on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Castiliaans army occupies Zaragoza on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Innocent IX, [Giovanni Facchinetti], Pope, (1591 62 days), dies at 72 in the year 1591.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1591

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646)  

Jan 12   José Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history birth of friedrich von Spee, German writer (d. 1635)  

Mar 15   Alexandre de Rhodes, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  

Jun 16   Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1591 birth of robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized)  

Sep 08   Jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1591

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1591 jacobus de Kerle, French/Flemish composer, dies at about 59  

Jan 19   Edmond Auger, French jesuit (under Henri III), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on this day in history.  

May 15   Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9 died in the year 1591.  

May 17   On this day in history jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51  

Jun 21   Aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies in the year 1591.  

Jul 02   Vincenzo Galilei, Italian composer (b. 1520) died on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40  

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