In history, year 1580 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1580.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1580 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|06 april||One of the largest earthquakes in the recorded history of England, Flanders and Northern France struck the region.|
|25 august||War of the Portuguese Succession-The army of the pretender tothe Portuguese throne, António, Prior of Crato, was routedin the Battle of Alcântara, ending his short-lived reign.|
|26 September||British sailor Francis Drake traveled all over the world by sea and returned home to England.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1580:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|01 December||Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc / Astronomer / France|
|06 July||Johann Stobäus / Composer / Germany|
|06 June||Godefroy Wendelin / Astronomer / Belgium|
|09 June||Daniel Heinsius / Scholar / Belgium|
|14 September||Francisco de Quevedo / Politician / Spain|
|15 September||Charles Annibal Fabrot / Author / France|
|18 April||Thomas Middleton / Poet / United Kingdom|
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