Historical Events In 1580
Monday, 20 May 2019
Jan 18 In the year 1580 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
Jan 31 On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
Feb 15 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies in the year 1580.
Mar 03 Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies in the year 1580.
Mar 15 On this day in history spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange
Mar 17 On this day in history 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 in the year 1580.
Apr 18 In the year 1580 thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
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 In the year 1580 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 On this day in history battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
Jun 18 Juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies on this day in history.
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 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1580 johann Stobaeus, composer
Jul 12 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published in the year 1580.
Jul 25 In the year 1580 baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47
Aug 19 In the year 1580 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
Aug 25 On this day in history battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
Aug 25 In the year 1580 frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies
Aug 30 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1580 charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange
Sep 19 In the year 1580 treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
Sep 26 On this day in history francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
Sep 26 On this day in history sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe
Oct 27 On this day in history john Bonga, beggar, dies
Nov 09 Gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 1580 spanish troops lands in Ireland
Nov 21 Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed in the year 1580.
Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty in the year 1580.