On This Day

What Happened in November 1590

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 4 Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1656)
  • Nov 8 Francesco Gonzaga, Italian composer, born in Mantua, Italy (d. 1628)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 8 Joost Jansz Bilhamer, master builder/cartographer, dies at about 49
  • Nov 18 George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, English statesman (b. 1528)
  • Nov 28 Pierre de Loyseleur de Villiers, S Neth theologist, dies at about 60
  • Nov 29 Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (b. 1547)