On This Day

What Happened in September 1586

Historical Events

  • Sep 22 Battle at Zutphen: Dutch army, assisted by the English, against the Spanish

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 15 Cristobal de Isla Diego, Spanish Baroque composer, born in Berlanga de Duero, Spain (d. 1651) baptism date

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 20 Anthony Babington, page and conspirator to Mary, Queen of Scots, executed at 24
  • Sep 21 Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Spanish cardinal and viceroy of Naples (1571-75), dies at 69