Historical Events for Year 1590
Events 1 - 14 of 14
Feb 26th - Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda
Mar 4th - Mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda
Mar 6th - Earl Mauritius conquerors Breda "turfschip of Breda"
Mar 14th - Battle at Ivry: French King Henri IV beats Catholic League
Apr 2nd - States-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht
May 17th - Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.
Jul 6th - English admiral Francis Drake takes Portuguese Forts at Taag
Jul 19th - King Philip Ii's secretary Antonio Perez escapes jail
Aug 17th - John White returns to Roanoke, Virginia to find no trace of colonist's he had left there 3 yrs earlier [or Aug 18, 1591]
Aug 30th - Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)
Sep 5th - Alexander Farnese's army forces Henry IV of France to raise the siege of Paris.
Sep 15th - Giambattista Catagna elected as Pope Urban VII
Sep 27th - Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history.
Dec 5th - Niccolo Sfondrati chosen Pope Gregory XIV