On This Day

What Happened in September 1584

Historical Events

  • Sep 15 San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid finished
  • Sep 17 Gent surrenders to Duke of Parma

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 11 Thomas Erpenius [van Erpe], Dutch orientalist and Arabist (grammar), born in Gorinchem, Netherlands (d. 1624)
  • Sep 16 Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo and Duke of Lucerna, born in Trento, Italy (d. 1647)