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Historical Events In 1591

Saturday, 18 September 2021

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history edmond Auger, French jesuit (under Henri III), dies at about 60  

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

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

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   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   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 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 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   In the year 1591 jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess  

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

Sep 12   Richard Grenville, vice-admiral (Roanoke) dies in battle at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1591.  

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

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  

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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   On this day in history birth of josé Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652)  

Feb 25   Friedrich von Spee, German writer (d. 1635) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of alexandre de Rhodes, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1660)  

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

Jun 16   In the year 1591 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   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   In the year 1591 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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