Historical Events In 1580
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Jan 18 In the year 1580 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
Jan 31 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies in the year 1580.
Feb 15 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1580.
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 On this day in history drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Apr 18 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1580 phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.
Jun 17 On this day in history battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
Jun 18 In the year 1580 juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
Jun 18 On this day in history states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
Jun 25 Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published on this day in history.
Jun 27 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1580 johann Stobaeus, composer
Jul 12 Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published in the year 1580.
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 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) in the year 1580.
Sep 26 In the year 1580 francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
Sep 26 On this day in history 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 in the year 1580.
Nov 09 On this day in history spanish troops lands in Ireland
Nov 21 Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed in the year 1580.
Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty on this day in history.