This Day in History: 1596-08-01

Conrad Droschen, German maker, one of the ten leading trumpet makers in Nuremberg, became a master maker in 1624 and a sworn master in 1644, was imprisoned for plotting against two other instrument makers, his third wife was the daughter of Anton Schitzer, succeeded in his shop by his journeyman, Michael Nagel, baptized this day in Nuremburg.