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? 436 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo