On This Day

August 1599 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 15 Nine Years War: Battle of Curlew Pass - Irish forces led by Hugh Roe O'Donnell successfully ambush English forces, led by Sir Conyers Clifford, sent to relieve Collooney Castle.

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 14 Méric Casaubon, French-English classical scholar, born in Geneva (d. 1671)