On This Day

What Happened in September 1559

Historical Events

  • Sep 19 Five Spanish ships sink in storm off Tampa, about 600 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 12 Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter and architect, born in Tuscany, Italy (d. 1613)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 7 Robert Estienne, French printer (b. 1503)
  • Sep 10 Anthony Denny, English knight of the shire and confidant of King Henry VIII of England, dies at 58
  • Sep 15 Isabella Jagiełło, Queen consort and regent of Hungary, dies of a long illness at 40