Historical Events In 1580
Tuesday, 19 March 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 On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
Mar 03 On this day in history 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 Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam in the year 1580.
Apr 01 On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
Apr 11 Drenthe joins Union of Utrecht in the year 1580.
Apr 18 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1580 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
Jun 10 Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies in the year 1580.
Jun 15 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70 in the year 1580.
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 On this day in history juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
Jun 18 States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship in the year 1580.
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 In the year 1580 johann Stobaeus, composer
Jul 12 In the year 1580 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 in the year 1580.
Aug 25 Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal on this day in history.
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 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 Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England on this day in history.
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 in the year 1580.
Nov 21 In the year 1580 willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 In the year 1580 french Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty