On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1585

Historical Events

  • John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in search of the Northwest Passage

BeatificationExcommunication

Pope Sixtus excommunicates Henry of Navarre (Henry IV)


1585 Highlights

About August 8, 1585

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 435 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo