Historical Events In 1580
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1580.
Mar 17 On this day in history prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam
Apr 01 In the year 1580 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
Apr 11 On this day in history drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Apr 18 On this day in history thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
May 27 On this day in history jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
Jun 10 On this day in history luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies
Jun 15 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 in the year 1580.
Aug 25 In the year 1580 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
Aug 25 In the year 1580 frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies
Aug 30 In the year 1580 emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies
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 In the year 1580 francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
Sep 26 Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe in the year 1580.
Oct 27 On this day in history john Bonga, beggar, dies
Nov 09 In the year 1580 gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67
Nov 09 In the year 1580 spanish troops lands in Ireland
Nov 21 On this day in history willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
Nov 26 On this day in history french Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty