August 1592 in history

August 1592 events chronologically

Aug 14 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
Aug 23 Japanese invasions of Korea: The Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka

Born in August 1592

Aug 1 François le Métel de Boisrobert a French poet, playwright, and courtier.
Aug 28 George Villiers 1st Duke of Buckingham the favourite, claimed by some to be the lover, of King James I of England. Despite a very patchy political and military record, he remained at the height of royal favour for the first three years of the reign of Charles I, until he was assassinated

Died in August 1592

Aug 25 William IV Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel the first Landgrave of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel. He was the founder of the oldest line, which survives to this day