On This Day

What Happened in July 1593

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 France's Protestant King Henry IV converts to Roman Catholic faith


Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 8 Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian baroque painter, born in Rome (d. 1653)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 11 Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1st surrealist painter, dies (birth date unkn)
  • Jul 25 Steven Haghen, navigator/governor of Ambon (1617-18), dies at 61