On This Day

What Happened in November 1598

Historical Events

  • Nov 8 Spanish troops under Bernardino de Mendoza conquer Doetinchem
  • Nov 25 Jacob Cornelius van Neck's merchant fleet reaches Bantam, West-Java on second Dutch expedition to Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 7 Francisco Zurbar├ín, Spanish painter, born in Fuente de Cantos, Spain (d. 1664)
  • Nov 28 Hans Nansen, Danish statesman, born in Flensburg (d. 1667)