Historical Events In 1580
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Jan 18 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 in the year 1580.
Jan 31 On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
Feb 15 On this day in history 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 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer in the year 1580.
Apr 11 In the year 1580 drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Apr 18 On this day in history thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
May 27 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on this day in history.
Jun 10 Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies in the year 1580.
Jun 15 On this day in history 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 Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer in the year 1580.
Jul 12 In the year 1580 ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
Jul 25 On this day in history 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 In the year 1580 emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies
Sep 17 In the year 1580 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 Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England in the year 1580.
Sep 26 In the year 1580 sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe
Oct 27 In the year 1580 john Bonga, beggar, dies
Nov 09 In the year 1580 gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67
Nov 09 Spanish troops lands in Ireland in the year 1580.
Nov 21 Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed in the year 1580.
Nov 26 In the year 1580 french Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty