Historical Events In 1580
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Jan 18 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 in the year 1580.
Jan 31 In the year 1580 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 on this day in history.
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 Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Apr 01 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.
Apr 11 On this day in history drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Apr 18 In the year 1580 thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
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 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70 in the year 1580.
Jun 15 On this day in history phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.
Jun 17 On this day in history battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
Jun 18 On this day in history juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
Jun 18 In the year 1580 states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
Jun 25 In the year 1580 book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published
Jun 27 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal in the year 1580.
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer in the year 1580.
Jul 12 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1580 baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47
Aug 19 Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Aug 25 Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal in the year 1580.
Aug 25 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies in the year 1580.
Aug 30 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
Sep 17 Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1580 treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
Sep 26 Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England on this day in history.
Sep 26 Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe in the year 1580.
Oct 27 John Bonga, beggar, dies on this day in history.
Nov 09 Gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 09 Spanish troops lands in Ireland in the year 1580.
Nov 21 In the year 1580 willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 On this day in history french Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty