On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1598

Historical Events

  • Seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point - in the final battle of the war Korean navy decisively defeats the Japanese

Famous Deaths

  • Yi Sun-sin, Korean Naval Commander, shot at the naval Battle of Noryang at 53
1598 Highlights

About December 16, 1598

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 421 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius