On This Day

What Happened in October 1590

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 5 Johann Schop, German composer and violinist, born in Niedersachsen, Germany (d. 1667) (dates disputed)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 4 Cujacius, [Jacques Cujas], French lawyer, dies at about 68
  • Oct 12 Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (b. 1543)
  • Oct 29 Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68