On This Day

What Happened in September 1580

Historical Events

  • Sep 19 Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
  • Sep 26 Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of the world, sailing into Plymouth aboard the Golden Hind

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 14 Francisco G√≥mez de Quevedo, Spanish poet and writer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1645)
  • Sep 15 Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer, born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1659)
  • Sep 17 Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau and daughter of Willem of Orange, born in Antwerp (d. 1631)