1580

1580 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1580
MDLXXX
Ab urbe condita 2333
Armenian calendar 1029
ԹՎ ՌԻԹ
Assyrian calendar 6330
Balinese saka calendar 1501–1502
Bengali calendar 987
Berber calendar 2530
English Regnal year 22 Eliz. 1 – 23 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2124
Burmese calendar 942
Byzantine calendar 7088–7089
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
4276 or 4216
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4277 or 4217
Coptic calendar 1296–1297
Discordian calendar 2746
Ethiopian calendar 1572–1573
Hebrew calendar 5340–5341
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1636–1637
 - Shaka Samvat 1501–1502
 - Kali Yuga 4680–4681
Holocene calendar 11580
Igbo calendar 580–581
Iranian calendar 958–959
Islamic calendar 987–988
Japanese calendar Tenshō 8
(天正8年)
Javanese calendar 1499–1500
Julian calendar 1580
MDLXXX
Korean calendar 3913
Minguo calendar 332 before ROC
民前332年
Nanakshahi calendar 112
Thai solar calendar 2122–2123
Tibetan calendar 阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
1706 or 1325 or 553
    — to —
阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
1707 or 1326 or 554

1580 (MDLXXX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) in the Julian calendar, and a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) in the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.

Events

June 25: The Book of Concord is published.


January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • The Billy Mitchell volcano, on the island of Bougainville, undergoes a catastrophic eruption (VEI 6).
  • The first session of the Jewish Vaad (Council of Four Lands) is held in Lublin, Poland; 70 delegates of Jewish local qahals meet to discuss taxation, and other issues important to Jewish communities.
  • The Old City of Zamość is established in Poland, by Jan Zamoyski.
  • Jesuit missionaries arrive at the court of Akbar, ruler of the Mughal Empire.[8]
  • A group of English merchants gains the right to trade in Ottoman territory, in return for supplying the sultan with iron, steel, brass and tin for his war with Persia.
  • An influenza pandemic sweeps the world, starting in Asia and moving rapidly through Africa, Europe, and eventually the Americas. More than 10% of the population of Rome dies, and whole towns in Spain are depopulated.[9]


Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ a b Dionysius Lardner, ed., The History of Spain and Portugal, vol. 5, part of the Cabinet Cyclopaedia. London: Longman, Rees, et al., 1832. See pages 208-209.
  2. ^ Michel de Montaigne (1887). Works of Michael de Montaigne: Comprising His Essays, Journey Into Italy, and Letters. Houghton, Mifflin. p. 471.
  3. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 160–162. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
  4. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 230–233. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
  5. ^ Joze Krasovec (October 1, 1999). The Interpretation of the Bible: The International Symposium in Slovenia. A&C Black. p. 676. ISBN 978-0-567-34563-9.
  6. ^ Portuguese Studies Review. Baywolf Press. 2005. p. 71.
  7. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
  8. ^ Roberts, J. (1994). History of the World. Penguin.
  9. ^ Beveridge, W.I.B. (1991). "The Chronicle of Influenza Epidemics". History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences.
  10. ^ Michelle O'Callaghan (March 7, 2009). Thomas Middleton, Renaissance Dramatist. Edinburgh University Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-7486-3169-8.
  11. ^ Myrtle Byram McGraw (1941). The Child in Painting. Greystone Press. p. 12.
  12. ^ Dauril Alden (1996). The Making of an Enterprise: The Society of Jesus in Portugal, Its Empire, and Beyond, 1540-1750. Stanford University Press. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-8047-2271-1.
  13. ^ Luís de Camões (1966). The Lusiads of Luiz de Camões. Hispanic Society of America. p. xxix.
  14. ^ Dissertation Abstracts International: The humanities and social sciences. A. University Microfilms. 1978. p. 2628.

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