On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1579

Famous Birthdays

  • Martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice), born in Lima, Viceroyalty of Peru (d. 1639)
1579 Highlights

About December 9, 1579

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 441 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius