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Historical Events In 1591

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Jan 07   On this day in history jacobus de Kerle, French/Flemish composer, dies at about 59  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Edmond Auger, French jesuit (under Henri III), dies at about 60 in the year 1591.  

Feb 03   On this day in history german monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau  

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

Mar 01   Pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French king Henri IV on this day in history.  

Mar 13   In the year 1591 battle at Tondibi Moroccans army under Judar beats sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai  

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

Apr 19   Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius  

May 26   Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history mauritius & Willem van Nassau occupy Devente  

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   In the year 1591 luis de Leon, scholar/poet, dies  

Aug 24   Robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized) in the year 1591.  

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

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

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 in the year 1591.  

Sep 23   Michael Lohr, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1591 gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56  

Oct 21   In the year 1591 nijmegen surrenders to Earl Mauritius van Nassau  

Oct 29   In the year 1591 giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX  

Nov 12   Castiliaans army occupies Zaragoza in the year 1591.  

Dec 14   On this day in history juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies  

Dec 30   On this day in history innocent IX, [Giovanni Facchinetti], Pope, (1591 62 days), dies at 72  

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Famous Birthdays In 1591

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 11   Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 25   Friedrich von Spee, German writer (d. 1635) was born in the year 1591.  

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

May 26   Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born in the year 1591.  

Jun 16   On this day in history birth of joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)  

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

Sep 08   Jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess was born in the year 1591.  

Famous Deaths In 1591

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   Jacobus de Kerle, French/Flemish composer, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history edmond Auger, French jesuit (under Henri III), dies at about 60  

Feb 05   On this day in history gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies  

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

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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