On This Day

What Happened in September 1583

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer, born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 1643)
  • Sep 24 Albrecht von Wallenstein, German general and nobleman, born in HeĊ™manice, Kingdom of Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1634)
  • Sep 29 Johan VIII, the Younger, count of Nassau-Siegen/field marshall

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 16 Catherine Jagellion, Polish princess and queen of Sweden as the wife of John III of Sweden, dies at 56