On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1584

  • Jul 10 William I "the Silent" [William of Orange], Earl of Nassau, assassinated at 51 in his home in Delft, Holland, by Balthasar GĂ©rard
  • Jul 12 Steven Borough, English explorer, dies at 58
  • Jul 23 John Day, English printer (b. 1522)