On This Day

What Happened in August 1584

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 13 Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician, born in Saffron Waldon, Essex, England (d. 1640)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 4 John van Hembyze, Flemish Calvinist, dies at 71
  • Aug 22 Jan Kochanowski, Polish writer (b. 1530)