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Historical Events In 1591

Friday, 21 January 2022

Jan 07   In the year 1591 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   German monarchy forms Protestant Union of Torgau in the year 1591.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1591 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1591 chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France  

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   Spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius in the year 1591.  

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

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

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

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] in the year 1591.  

Aug 19   French king Henri IV occupies Rouen in the year 1591.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1591 -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   On this day in history french bishops recognize Henri IV as king of France  

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

Oct 16   Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history nijmegen surrenders to Earl Mauritius van Nassau  

Oct 29   Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX in the year 1591.  

Nov 12   In the year 1591 castiliaans army occupies Zaragoza  

Dec 14   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies in the year 1591.  

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

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 in the year 1591.  

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 in the year 1591.  

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

Sep 08   In the year 1591 birth of jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess  

Famous Deaths In 1591

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Feb 05   Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies in the year 1591.  

May 15   On this day in history death of dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9  

May 17   Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51 in the year 1591.  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history death of vincenzo Galilei, Italian composer (b. 1520)  

Jul 18   Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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