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Historical Events In 1580

Friday, 16 November 2018

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   On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

Apr 11   Drenthe joins Union of Utrecht on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 10   In the year 1580 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   Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw in the year 1580.  

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   In the year 1580 states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship  

Jun 25   On this day in history book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published  

Jun 27   In the year 1580 duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal  

Jul 06   On this day in history johann Stobaeus, composer  

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 in the year 1580.  

Aug 19   Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 in the year 1580.  

Aug 25   In the year 1580 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal  

Aug 25   In the year 1580 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England  

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

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

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

Nov 09   Spanish troops lands in Ireland on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

Jan 12   Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1580 birth of daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (d. 1655)  

Jul 06   In the year 1580 birth of johann Stobaeus, composer  

Aug 24   John Taylor, English poet (d. 1654) was born in the year 1580.  

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

Feb 02   Bessho Nagaharu, Japanese retainer (b. 1558) died in the year 1580.  

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  

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

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

Jun 10   In the year 1580 luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies  

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