What Happened in November 1595

Historical Events

Historic Event

Nov 22 English fleet led by Francis Drake and John Hawkins unsuccessfully attack San Juan, Puerto Rico during the Anglo-Spanish War [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 8 Peter Opmeer, Dutch church historian and humanist (Historia Martyrum), dies at 69
  • Nov 12 John Hawkins, English naval commander, Treasurer of the Navy, and early English slave trader, dies at sea at 63
  • Nov 29 Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet, dies at 61