On This Day

What Happened in December 1581

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 9 Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, 6th and youngest daughter of Willem of Orange, born in Antwerp (d. 1657)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 1 Ralph Sherwin, English Catholic saint (b. 1550)
  • Dec 1 Alexander Briant, English saint (b. around 1556)