Historical Events For 1556
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Jan 16 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain in the year 1556.
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China in the year 1556.
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China in the year 1556.
Jan 24 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 in the year 1556.
Jan 27 In the year 1556 abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)
Jan 27 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1556 kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 05 On this day in history kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer
Mar 18 Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.
Mar 19 Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.
Mar 21 In the year 1556 archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
Mar 21 On this day in history thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66
Mar 22 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1556.
Mar 28 On this day in history karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain
Apr 13 In the year 1556 portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
Apr 18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies
Jul 31 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 in the year 1556.
Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer in the year 1556.
Aug 25 In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 In the year 1556 pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor
Sep 12 On this day in history emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain in the year 1556.
Sep 15 In the year 1556 vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
Oct 17 On this day in history ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain
Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 05 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi on this day in history.
Nov 10 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland on this day in history.
Nov 10 Russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire on this day in history.
Nov 23 On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts