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Historical Events In 1580

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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   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  

Mar 15   In the year 1580 spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange  

Mar 17   In the year 1580 prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam  

Apr 01   Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1580 phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.  

Jun 17   Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels in the year 1580.  

Jun 18   In the year 1580 juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies  

Jun 18   States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship in the year 1580.  

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 in the year 1580.  

Jul 06   On this day in history johann Stobaeus, composer  

Jul 12   In the year 1580 ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.  

Jul 25   On this day in history baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47  

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 in the year 1580.  

Aug 30   On this day in history emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies  

Sep 17   In the year 1580 charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange  

Sep 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe  

Oct 27   John Bonga, beggar, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 1580 gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67  

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   French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

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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   Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born in the year 1580.  

Jan 12   In the year 1580 birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

Apr 18   Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) was born in the year 1580.  

Jun 06   On this day in history birth of godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667)  

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

Jul 06   Johann Stobaeus, composer was born in the year 1580.  

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   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 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   Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies in the year 1580.  

Apr 01   Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer died in the year 1580.  

May 27   In the year 1580 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies  

Jun 10   Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies on this day in history.  

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