Historical Events In 1580
Saturday, 19 January 2019
Jan 18 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 in the year 1580.
Jan 31 In the year 1580 hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
Feb 15 In the year 1580 cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
Mar 03 In the year 1580 jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies
Mar 15 On this day in history spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange
Mar 17 Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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) in the year 1580.
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.
Jun 15 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1580 states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
Jun 25 Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published in the year 1580.
Jun 27 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal in the year 1580.
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer in the year 1580.
Jul 12 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1580 baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47
Aug 19 Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 in the year 1580.
Aug 25 Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal in the year 1580.
Aug 25 On this day in history 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 In the year 1580 treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
Sep 26 Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe
Oct 27 John Bonga, beggar, dies in the year 1580.
Nov 09 Gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 09 Spanish troops lands in Ireland in the year 1580.
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 in the year 1580.