On This Day

Historical Events in September 1598

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Sep 1 Spanish King Philip II receives sacraments

King of Spain Philip II of Spain
King of Spain
Philip II of Spain
  • Sep 17 Dutch sailors discover island of Mauritius

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Sep 22 Playwright and poet Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter as the result of a duel

Playwright and Poet Ben Jonson
Playwright and Poet
Ben Jonson