On This Day

What Happened in September 1599

Historical Events

  • Sep 7 Earl of Essex & Irish rebel Tyrone signs treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 20 Christian the Younger, German Protestant military leader, born in Gröningen, Germany (d. 1623)
  • Sep 25 Francesco Borromini, Italian sculptor and architect, born in Bissone, Italy (d. 1667)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 11 Cornelis de Houtman, Dutch navigator (1st Dutch trip to Java), murder at 35
  • Sep 11 Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for fratricide at 22