May 1584 in history

May 1584 events chronologically

May 16 Santiago de Vera becomes sixth Governor-General of the Spanish colony of the Philippines

Born in May 1584

May 6 Diego de Saavedra Fajardo a Spanish diplomat and man of letters.
May 27 Michael Altenburg a German theologian and composer.

Died in May 1584

May 18 Ikeda Motosuke a samurai commander in the Sengoku period. He was the first son of Ikeda Tsuneoki. His young brother was Ikeda Terumasa
May 26 Samuel Zborowski a Polish military commander and a notable member of the szlachta. He is best remembered for having been executed by supporters of the Polish king Stefan Batory and chancellor Jan Zamoyski; an event which caused much uproar among the contemporary Polish nobility