On This Day

March 1599 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 27 Robert Devereux becomes lt-general of Ireland

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 13 Johannes Berchmans, Dutch Jesuit and Roman Catholic saint, born in Diest, Seventeen Provinces (d. 1621)
  • Mar 22 Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish painter (Charles I of England), born in Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands (d. 1641)
  • Mar 28 Witte Corneliszoon de With, Dutch naval officer, born in Brielle, Netherlands (d. 1658)