Historical Events In 1580
Wednesday, 20 March 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 in the year 1580.
Feb 15 On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
Mar 03 On this day in history jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies
Mar 15 Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1580 prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam
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) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 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 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on this day in history.
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer in the year 1580.
Jul 12 In the year 1580 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 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1580.
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 in the year 1580.
Sep 26 Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe in the year 1580.
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 On this day in history willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 On this day in history french Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty