Historical Events In 1580
Thursday, 22 October 2020
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 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1580 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 On this day in history prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam
Apr 01 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer in the year 1580.
Apr 11 In the year 1580 drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Apr 18 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) in the year 1580.
May 27 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies in the year 1580.
Jun 10 Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies in the year 1580.
Jun 15 In the year 1580 nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70
Jun 15 In the year 1580 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 In the year 1580 juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
Jun 18 States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship on this day in history.
Jun 25 Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published in the year 1580.
Jun 27 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal in the year 1580.
Jul 06 On this day in history johann Stobaeus, composer
Jul 12 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published on this day in history.
Jul 25 Baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47 in the year 1580.
Aug 19 In the year 1580 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
Aug 25 In the year 1580 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
Aug 25 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies in the year 1580.
Aug 30 In the year 1580 emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies
Sep 17 On this day in history charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange
Sep 19 Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General) on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1580 francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
Sep 26 In the year 1580 sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe
Oct 27 John Bonga, beggar, dies in the year 1580.
Nov 09 On this day in history gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67
Nov 09 Spanish troops lands in Ireland on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty in the year 1580.