On This Day

December 1592 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 6 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English aristocrat and Royalist general in the English Civil War, born in Handsworth, England (d. 1676)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 2 Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46
  • Dec 3 Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Italian diplomat, dies at 47