Historical Events In 1580
Monday, 30 March 2020
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1580 cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
Mar 03 Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies in the year 1580.
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 In the year 1580 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 On this day in history 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 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70 in the year 1580.
Jun 15 Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw on this day in history.
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 On this day in history states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
Jun 25 In the year 1580 book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published
Jun 27 On this day in history duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
Jul 25 Baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1580.
Sep 17 Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.
Sep 19 Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General) on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
Sep 26 Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe on this day in history.
Oct 27 On this day in history john Bonga, beggar, dies
Nov 09 Gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67 in the year 1580.
Nov 09 Spanish troops lands in Ireland on this day in history.
Nov 21 Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed on this day in history.
Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty in the year 1580.