On This Day

January 1589 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 26 Job is elected as Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 8 Ivan Gundulić, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka), born in Dubrovnik, Republic of Ragusa (d. 1638)

Deaths in History

Catherine de' Medici

Jan 5 Catherine de' Medici, Italian born Queen consort to Henry II of France and later regent to her sons, dies at 69

Queen Consort and Regent of France Catherine de' Medici
Queen Consort and Regent of France
Catherine de' Medici