On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1584

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony, born in Derby, Derbyshire, Kingdom of England (d. 1652)
1584 Highlights

About December 4, 1584

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 436 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius