Historical Events For 1555
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Feb 09 In the year 1555 bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake.
Feb 09 On this day in history john Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy
Mar 02 Ludovico Spontoni, composer in the year 1555.
Mar 23 On this day in history julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67
Mar 27 William Hunter, Protestant martyr on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history marcello Cervini elected Pope Marcellus II
Apr 12 In the year 1555 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75
Apr 17 Siena surrenders for Spanish troops in the year 1555.
May 01 In the year 1555 marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
May 23 On this day in history giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV
May 25 On this day in history gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46
Jun 07 Maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76 on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
Aug 23 Calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands on this day in history.
Sep 08 Thomas Villanova, Spanish saint/archbishop of Valencia, dies in the year 1555.
Sep 23 In the year 1555 louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange
Sep 25 Freedom of Religion in Augsburg on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1555 oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic
Oct 16 On this day in history an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy
Oct 16 On this day in history hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80
Oct 21 Emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg on this day in history.
Oct 25 Emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan in the year 1555.
Nov 12 On this day in history stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65
Nov 12 On this day in history the English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.
Nov 17 On this day in history william of Orange becomes member of Council of State
Nov 21 In the year 1555 georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61
Nov 24 French Vervoort, Flemish mystic (Bruylocht Cleedt), dies at about 65 in the year 1555.
Dec 27 On this day in history johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist