Jan 06 (baptised) John Smith of Jamestown (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.
Jan 12 Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)
Apr 18 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) was born on this day in history.
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 On this day in history birth of johann Stobaeus, composer
Aug 24 John Taylor, English poet (d. 1654) was born in the year 1580.