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Historical Events In 1580

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Jan 18   On this day in history antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63  

Jan 31   Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies in the year 1580.  

Feb 15   Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies in the year 1580.  

Mar 03   Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1580 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 in the year 1580.  

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   On this day in history thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)  

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   Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.  

Jun 17   On this day in history battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels  

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

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   On this day in history duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal  

Jul 06   On this day in history johann Stobaeus, composer  

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

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   On this day in history battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal  

Aug 25   In the year 1580 frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies  

Aug 30   Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies in the year 1580.  

Sep 17   Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange in the year 1580.  

Sep 19   Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1580 sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe  

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   Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 1580 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   Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1580 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   In the year 1580 birth of godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667)  

Jun 09   On this day in history birth of daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (d. 1655)  

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

Aug 24   In the year 1580 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies  

Feb 02   In the year 1580 death of bessho Nagaharu, Japanese retainer (b. 1558)  

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

Mar 03   Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 10   Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies in the year 1580.  

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