This airticle is aboot the year 1580.

1580 (MDLXXX) was a leap year stairtin on Fryday o the Julian calendar, the 1580t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 580t year o the 2nt millennium, the 80t year o the 16t century, an the 1st year o the 1580s decade. As o the stairt o 1580, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that wis the dominant calendar o the time.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 15t century16t century17t century
Decades: 1550s  1560s  1570s  – 1580s –  1590s  1600s  1610s
Years: 1577 1578 157915801581 1582 1583