On This Day

What Happened in July 1593

Historical Events

Historic Event

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)
  • Jul 25 Steven van der Haghen, Dutch admiral, and governor of Ambon (1617-18), born in Amersfoort, Ultrecht, Netherlands (d. 1624) [exact date disputed]

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 11 Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1st surrealist painter, dies (birth date unkn)