On This Day

What Happened in December 1585

Historical Events

  • Dec 20 English fleet & Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, reach Vlissingen

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 13 William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet, born in Hawthornden Castle, Midlothian, Scotland (d. 1649)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 4 John Willock, Scottish reformer