Historical Events In 1580
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Jan 18 On this day in history antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
Jan 31 On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
Feb 15 On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
Mar 03 Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies on this day in history.
Mar 15 Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange on this day in history.
Mar 17 Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam in the year 1580.
Apr 01 In the year 1580 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
Apr 11 Drenthe joins Union of Utrecht in the year 1580.
Apr 18 In the year 1580 thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
May 27 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies in the year 1580.
Jun 10 Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies in the year 1580.
Jun 15 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70 in the year 1580.
Jun 15 Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw in the year 1580.
Jun 17 On this day in history battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
Jun 18 Juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies on this day in history.
Jun 18 On this day in history states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
Jun 25 Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
Jul 06 On this day in history johann Stobaeus, composer
Jul 12 On this day in history ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
Jul 25 Baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47 in the year 1580.
Aug 19 In the year 1580 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
Aug 25 Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal on this day in history.
Aug 25 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
Aug 30 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1580 charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange
Sep 19 Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General) on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
Sep 26 Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe in the year 1580.
Oct 27 On this day in history john Bonga, beggar, dies
Nov 09 Gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67 in the year 1580.
Nov 09 Spanish troops lands in Ireland in the year 1580.
Nov 21 Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed in the year 1580.
Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty in the year 1580.