On This Day

October 1585 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 4 Anna of Tyrol, Queen consort of Hungary and Bohemia (1611-18), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1618)
  • Oct 28 Cornelius Jansen, French Roman Catholic reform leader (Jansenism), born in Acquoy, County of Holland, Dutch Republic (d. 1638)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 6 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter and sculptor, dies at 57