Jan 06 (baptised) John Smith of Jamestown (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.
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 in the year 1580.
Apr 18 In the year 1580 birth of thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
Jun 06 Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667) was born on this day in history.
Jun 09 On this day in history birth of daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (d. 1655)
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer was born in the year 1580.
Aug 24 In the year 1580 birth of john Taylor, English poet (d. 1654)