On This Day

What Happened in February 1590

Historical Events

  • Feb 26 Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 1 Lawrence Humphrey, English clergyman and educator
  • Feb 4 Gioseffo Zarlino, composer, dies at 73
  • Feb 12 Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer and diplomat (Anti-Tribonien), dies at 65