What Happened on June 15, 1580

Historical Events

William Declared an Outlaw

Phillip II of Spain declares William I of Orange an outlaw and places a bounty on his head of 25,000 crowns

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolaas van Nieuwland, Dutch clergyman (1st Catholic Bishop of Haarlem. 1561-69), dies at 70
1580 Highlights

About June 15, 1580

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 443 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini