On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1586

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Sidney, English Elizabethan era poet (Arcadia) and soldier, dies in battle at 32
1586 Highlights

About October 17, 1586

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 435 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra