On This Day

What Happened in October 1596

Historical Events

  • Oct 24 -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
  • Oct 25 Spanish fleet sails from Lisbon to Ireland
  • Oct 31 English, French & Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish "Triple Covenant"

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 3 Florent Chrestien, French writer (b. 1541)