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What Happened on January 6, 1580

Famous Birthdays

John Smith

John Smith, English explorer (Chesapeake Bay, New England) and leader of the Virginia Colony (Jamestown), born in Lincolnshire, England (d. 1631)

1580 Highlights

About January 6, 1580

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 442 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn