1590 events in history

Mar 14 Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne during the French Wars of Religion
May 17 Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland
Aug 18 John White, the governor of the Roanoke Colony, returns from a supply trip to England and finds his settlement deserted
Aug 30 Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)
Sep 5 Alexander Farnese's army forces Henry IV of France to lift the siege of Paris
Sep 27 Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history
Oct 16 Carlo Gesualdo, composer, Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza, murders his wife, Donna Maria d'Avalos, and her lover Fabrizio Carafa, the Duke of Andria at the Palazzo San Severo in Naples
Oct 24 John White, the governor of the second Roanoke Colony, returns to England after an unsuccessful search for the "lost" colonists