Historical Events In 1580
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Jan 18 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jan 31 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1580 cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
Mar 03 Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange
Mar 17 Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
Apr 11 Drenthe joins Union of Utrecht in the year 1580.
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 In the year 1580 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 in the year 1580.
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 On this day in history duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
Jul 06 In the year 1580 johann Stobaeus, composer
Jul 12 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 25 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies
Sep 17 Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange in the year 1580.
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 Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1580 john Bonga, beggar, dies
Nov 09 On this day in history gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67
Nov 09 On this day in history spanish troops lands in Ireland
Nov 21 In the year 1580 willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty on this day in history.