On This Day

December 1585 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 20 English fleet & Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, reach Vlissingen

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 13 William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet, born in Hawthornden Castle, Midlothian, Scotland (d. 1649)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 4 John Willock, Scottish reformer