On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1580

Famous Birthdays

  • John Taylor, English poet (An Arrant Thief), born in Gloucester, England (d. 1654)
1580 Highlights

About August 24, 1580

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 440 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo