September 1598 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Spanish king Philip II receives sacraments

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • Sep 17 Dutch sailors discover island of Mauritius

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 22 Playwright and poet Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter as the result of a duel.

Playwright and Poet Ben Jonson
Playwright and Poet
Ben Jonson

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 23 Eleonore Gonzaga, wife of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1655)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 13 Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98), dies at 71

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • Sep 15 Hidejoshi, [Hijoshi], Japanese general strategist/kampaku, dies
  • Sep 18 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1536)
  • Sep 29 Floris I van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg, dies at about 61