What Happened in March 1599

Historical Events

  • Mar 27 English nobleman Robert Devereux becomes Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 13 Johannes Berchmans, Dutch Jesuit and Roman Catholic saint, born in Diest, Seventeen Provinces (d. 1621)
  • Mar 22 Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish painter (Charles I of England), born in Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands (d. 1641)
  • Mar 23 Thomas Selle, German baroque composer, born in Zörbig, Saxony (now Germany) (d. 1663)
  • Mar 28 Witte Corneliszoon de With, Dutch naval officer, born in Brielle, Netherlands (d. 1658)