December 1598 in History

  • T 1
  • W 2
  • T 3
  • F 4
  • S 5
  • S 6
  • M 7
  • T 8
  • W 9
  • T 10
  • F 11
  • S 12
  • S 13
  • M 14
  • T 15
  • W 16
  • T 17
  • F 18
  • S 19
  • S 20
  • M 21
  • T 22
  • W 23
  • T 24
  • F 25
  • S 26
  • S 27
  • M 28
  • T 29
  • W 30
  • T 31

Events in History

  • Dec 16 Seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point - in the final battle of the war Korean navy decisively defeats the Japanese
  • Dec 21 Battle of Curalaba: the Mapuche people led by Pelentaru revolt and inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 7 Giovanni Bernini, Italian baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1680)

Baroque Sculptor Giovanni Bernini
Baroque Sculptor
Giovanni Bernini

Deaths in History

  • Dec 6 Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78
  • Dec 15 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58
  • Dec 16 Yi Sun-sin, Korean Naval Commander, shot at the naval Battle of Noryang. (b. 1545)