On This Day

What Happened in March 1591

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 1 Pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French King Henry IV

  • Mar 13 Battle at Tondibi: Moroccan army under Judar defeats Sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 15 Alexandre de Rhodes, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1660)