1592 in History – What happened in year 1592

✅ Published on March 24th, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1592 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1592.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1592 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
20 julyDuring the first Japanese invasion of Korea, Japanese forcesled by Toyotomi Hideyoshi captured Pyongyang, although they wereultimately unable to hold it.
23 MayGiordano Bruno was arrested in Vienna. Because they believed that the earth revolves around the sun, not that the sun revolves around the earth. His belief was considered anti-religion.
05 JanuaryMughal emperor Shahabuddin Mohammad Shah Jahan was born in Lahore (now Pakistan).


Famous birthdays in the year 1592:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 NovemberCharles Chauncy / Theologian / United Kingdom
10 JulyPierre d'Hozier / Historian / France
11 AprilJohn Eliot / Politician / United Kingdom
22 January Pierre Gassendi / Astronomer / France
22 AprilWilhelm Schickard / Astronomer / Germany
28 March John Amos Comenius / Educator / Czech Republic
28 AugustGeorge Villiers / Politician / United Kingdom

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1592:

YearName / Profession / Country
05 JanuaryShah Jahan / Ruler / India
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