Historical Events for Year 1580
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Mar 15th - Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange
Mar 17th - Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam
Apr 11th - Drenthe joins Union of Utrecht
Jun 15th - Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.
Jun 17th - Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
Jun 18th - States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
Jun 25th - Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published
Jun 27th - Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
Jul 12th - Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
Aug 25th - Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
Sep 19th - Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
Sep 26th - Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of the world, sailing into Plymouth aboard the Golden Hind
Nov 9th - Spanish troops lands in Ireland
Nov 26th - French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty