1599 in History
January 11 Jacob van Necks fleet leaves Bantam Java with pepper, clove and muskaat
March 27 Robert Devereux becomes Lieutenant-General of Ireland
April 18 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain
July 19 Jacob van Necks merchant fleet leaves Java
July 23 Caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings
September 7 Earl van Essex and Irish rebel Tyrone signs treaty