What Happened In History Year 1592

Historical Events for the Year 1592

  • 20th July » During the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98) e.g first Japanese invasion of Korea, Japanese forces led by Toyotomi Hideyoshi captured Pyongyang, although they were ultimately unable to hold it.
  • 14th August » Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598) or Imjin War: At the Battle of Hansan Island, the Korean Navy, led by Yi Sun-sin and Won Kyun, decisively defeats the Japanese Navy, led by Wakisaka Yasuharu, at Hansan Island.
  • 23rd August » Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98) Japanese invasions of Korea: The Siege of Yeongwon Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Azuchi–Momoyama period Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka.
  • 3rd November » The city of San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí e.g San Luis Potosí is founded.

Famous Birthdays in 1592

  • 5th January » Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor (d. 1666)
  • 22nd January » Pierre Gassendi, French mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher (d. 1655)
  • 28th March » John Amos Comenius, Czech bishop and educator (d. 1670)
  • 11th April » John Eliot (statesman) known as John Eliot, English politician (d. 1632)
  • 22nd April » Wilhelm Schickard, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1635)
  • 28th August » George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (d. 1628)
  • 22nd October » Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, Swedish field marshal and politician (d. 1657)
  • 5th November » Charles Chauncy, English-American clergyman and academic (d. 1672)

Famous Deaths in History for 1592

  • 16th January » John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern (b. 1543)
  • 13th February » Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter (b. 1510)
  • 29th February » Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)
  • 5th March » Michael Coxcie, Flemish painter (b. 1499)
  • 13th April » Bartolomeo Ammannati, Italian architect and sculptor (b. 1511)
  • 26th July » Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron, French general (b. 1524)
  • 3rd September » Robert Greene (dramatist) known as Robert Greene, English author and playwright (b. 1558)
  • 13th September » Michel de Montaigne, French philosopher and author (b. 1533)
  • 17th November » John III of Sweden (b. 1537)
  • 27th November » Nakagawa Hidemasa, Japanese commander (b. 1568)

Historical events for the year 1592 by month