On This Day

What Happened in September 1583

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer, born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 1643)

Albrecht von Wallenstein

Sep 24 Albrecht von Wallenstein, Bohemian-German general and statesman (Thirty Years' War), born in HeĊ™manice, Kingdom of Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1634)

  • Sep 29 Johan VIII, the Younger, count of Nassau-Siegen and field marshal

Famous Deaths

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