On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1597

Historical Events

  • Eighty Years War: Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange with English support captures Breevoort, Netherlands from the Spanish

Famous Deaths

  • Ashikaga Yoshiaki, 15th Japanese shōgun, dies at 59
1597 Highlights

About October 9, 1597

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 424 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra