On This Day

What Happened in October 1595

Historical Events

  • Oct 9 The Spanish army captures Cambrai
  • Oct 28 Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 Jacob Louys, Flemish engraver, born in Antwerp (d. 1668)
  • Oct 18 Edward Winslow, Plymouth Colony founder (d. 1655)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 15 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East iIndies poet, dies at 48