On This Day

What Happened in March 1589

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 3 Gisbertus Voetius, [Gijsbert Voet], Dutch reformed theologist

Person of interestWilliam Bradford

Mar 19 William Bradford, English separatist, Governor of Plymouth colony for 30 years (baptized), born in Austerfield, England (d. 1657)

First Governor of Plymouth Colony William Bradford
First Governor of Plymouth Colony
William Bradford

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 2 Alessandro Cardinal Farnese, Italian cardinal (b. 1520)
  • Mar 22 Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti), dies at 67