Historical Events In 1580
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Jan 18 In the year 1580 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
Jan 31 In the year 1580 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 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 In the year 1580 prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam
Apr 01 On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
Apr 11 On this day in history drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Apr 18 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) in the year 1580.
May 27 In the year 1580 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 17 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels in the year 1580.
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 On this day in history book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published
Jun 27 In the year 1580 duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
Jul 06 Johann Stobaeus, composer in the year 1580.
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 in the year 1580.
Aug 19 Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 in the year 1580.
Aug 25 Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal in the year 1580.
Aug 25 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1580 sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe
Oct 27 John Bonga, beggar, dies in the year 1580.
Nov 09 Gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 1580 spanish troops lands in Ireland
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.