On This Day

What Happened in December 1592

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 6 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English aristocrat and Royalist general in the English Civil War, born in Handsworth, England (d. 1676)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 2 Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46
  • Dec 3 Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Italian diplomat, dies at 47