On This Day

October 1597 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 9 Eighty Years War: Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange with English support captures Breevoort, Netherlands from the Spanish

Deaths in History

  • Oct 4 Sarsa Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1550)
  • Oct 9 Ashikaga Yoshiaki, 15th Japanese shōgun, dies at 59