Jan 06 On this day in history 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 Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667) was born in the year 1580.
Jun 09 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.