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Historical Events In 1591

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Jan 18   In the year 1591 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.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1591.  

May 20   On this day in history spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius  

May 26   In the year 1591 dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  

Jun 20   Mauritius & Willem van Nassau occupy Devente on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1591 aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Luis de Leon, scholar/poet, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 09   -10] Battle at Flores Azores: Spanish beat English in the year 1591.  

Sep 12   On this day in history richard Grenville, vice-admiral (Roanoke) dies in battle at 49  

Sep 21   French bishops recognize Henri IV as king of France in the year 1591.  

Sep 23   In the year 1591 michael Lohr, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1591 birth of robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646)  

Jan 12   José Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652) was born in the year 1591.  

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   In the year 1591 birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Vincenzo Galilei, Italian composer (b. 1520) died in the year 1591.  

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

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