On This Day

What Happened in November 1580

Historical Events

  • Nov 9 Spanish troops land in Ireland
  • Nov 26 French Huguenots & Roman Catholics sign peace treaty

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 3 Jeronimo Zurita y Castro, Spanish historian (b. 1512)
  • Nov 9 Gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general, dies at 67
  • Nov 21 Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
  • Nov 30 Richard Farrant, English composer