October 1591 in history

October 1591 events chronologically

Oct 29 Pope Innocent IX is elected

Born in October 1591

Oct 2 Margherita Gonzaga Duchess of Lorraine Duchess of Lorraine from 1606 until her husband's death in 1624.
Oct 6 Settimia Caccini an Italian composer and singer. She was the youngest daughter of composer Giulio Caccini and singer Lucia Gagnolanti. Her mother died when she was very young. She was the sister of Francesca Caccini, also a composer and singer, and Pompeo Caccini, a singer. Due to the level of musical talent in her family, Settimia started her musical education at an early age, going on to be a successful singer and composer in her own right

Died in October 1591

Oct 16 Pope Gregory XIV Pope from 5 December 1590 to his death in 1591.