Historical Events In 1580
Thursday, 18 July 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 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 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer in the year 1580.
Apr 11 In the year 1580 drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Apr 18 On this day in history thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
May 27 In the year 1580 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 In the year 1580 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 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on this day in history.
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 On this day in history book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published
Jun 27 On this day in history duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
Aug 25 In the year 1580 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
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 Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General) in the year 1580.
Sep 26 Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England in the year 1580.
Sep 26 In the year 1580 sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe
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 In the year 1580 willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 In the year 1580 french Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty