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Historical Events In 1580

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

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 in the year 1580.  

Feb 15   On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies  

Mar 03   On this day in history jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies  

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   In the year 1580 prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam  

Apr 01   In the year 1580 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

Apr 11   In the year 1580 drenthe joins Union of Utrecht  

Apr 18   Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies  

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.  

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   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   Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Johann Stobaeus, composer in the year 1580.  

Jul 12   In the year 1580 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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1580.  

Sep 19   In the year 1580 treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)  

Sep 26   Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England in the year 1580.  

Sep 26   Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe in the year 1580.  

Oct 27   In the year 1580 john Bonga, beggar, dies  

Nov 09   On this day in history gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67  

Nov 09   On this day in history spanish troops lands in Ireland  

Nov 21   On this day in history willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed  

Nov 26   On this day in history french Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty  

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Famous Birthdays In 1580

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1580 birth of (baptised) John Smith of Jamestown (d. 1631)  

Jan 12   In the year 1580 birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

Apr 18   In the year 1580 birth of thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)  

Jun 06   Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (d. 1655) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Johann Stobaeus, composer was born on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history birth of john Taylor, English poet (d. 1654)  

Famous Deaths In 1580

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1580 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63  

Jan 31   Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Bessho Nagaharu, Japanese retainer (b. 1558) died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies  

Apr 01   In the year 1580 death of alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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