On This Day

What Happened in December 1600

Historical Events

  • Dec 14 Olivier van Noort sinks Spanish galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die
  • Dec 20 Ottario Rinuccini and Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published
  • Dec 31 British East India Company chartered

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 17 Marriage of Henry IV of France and Marie de' Medici


Famous Deaths

  • Dec 12 John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies