Historical Events In 1580
Friday, 16 November 2018
Jan 18 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 in the year 1580.
Jan 31 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1580.
Mar 17 In the year 1580 prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam
Apr 01 On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
Apr 11 Drenthe joins Union of Utrecht on this day in history.
Apr 18 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1580 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
Jun 10 In the year 1580 luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies
Jun 15 On this day in history nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70
Jun 15 Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw in the year 1580.
Jun 17 In the year 1580 battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
Jun 18 Juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies in the year 1580.
Jun 18 In the year 1580 states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
Jun 25 On this day in history book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published
Jun 27 In the year 1580 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 Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 in the year 1580.
Aug 25 In the year 1580 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
Aug 25 In the year 1580 frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies
Aug 30 In the year 1580 emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies
Sep 17 Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.
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 In the year 1580 john Bonga, beggar, dies
Nov 09 In the year 1580 gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67
Nov 09 Spanish troops lands in Ireland on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty on this day in history.