Monarch – Henry III; Henry IV
1 August –Henry III was stabbed with a knife, and died the next day. Henry IV of France's succession was followed by a four-year long war.
15 to 16 September – Battle of Arques
28 May – Robert Arnauld d'Andilly, Conseiller d'Etat (died 1674)
Jérôme Bignon, lawyer (died 1656).
Jean Sirmond, poet (died 1649)
1 August – Jacques Clément, conspirator and the killer of king Henry III
2 August – Henry III of France, king (born 1551)
19 September – Jean-Antoine de Baïf, poet (born 1532)
1589 in France Wikipedia
Events from the year 1589 in France