On This Day

September 1588 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Henry II, Prince of Condé, French nobleman (d. 1646)
  • Sep 8 Marin Mersenne, French mathematician (Number of Mersenne), born in Oizé, Maine, France (d. 1648)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 4 Robert Dudley, English Earl of Leicester, favourite of Elizabeth I, dies at 87