On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1599

Historical Events

  • Jacob van Neck's fleet leaves Bantam, Java in modern day Indonesia with 1 million pounds of pepper and cloves and a further half a ship full of nutmeg, mace and cinnamon
1599 Highlights

About January 11, 1599

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 423 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn