On This Day

What Happened in March 1598

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 20 Governor of Brittany, Philippe Emmanuel the Duke of Mercœur submits to French King Henry IV at Angers

  • Mar 25 Cornelis de Houtman's fleet departs for East-Indies

Famous Weddings

  • Mar 11 Countess Charlotte of Nassau marries duke Claude de la Tremoille