On This Day

What Happened in September 1591

Historical Events

  • Sep 9 -10] Battle at Flores Azores: Spanish beat English

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 21 French bishops recognize Henry IV as King of France


Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 8 Jacqueline-Marie-Angélique Arnauld, French abbess (Port-Royal de Paris), born in Paris (d. 1661)
  • Sep 23 Michael Lohr, German composer, born in Marienberg (d. 1654)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 12 Richard Grenville, vice-admiral (Roanoke) dies in battle at 49