Historical Events Happened In 1556
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Jan 16 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
Jan 24 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history 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 Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.
Feb 05 On this day in history kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 07 On this day in history maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer on this day in history.
Mar 18 In the year 1556 francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
Mar 19 On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70
Mar 21 In the year 1556 archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.
Mar 22 In the year 1556 cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury
Mar 28 In the year 1556 karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain
Apr 13 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1556 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
Jun 10 In the year 1556 martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies
Jul 31 In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 10 In the year 1556 philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
Aug 25 On this day in history david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor in the year 1556.
Sep 12 In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1556 vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.
Nov 05 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland
Nov 10 Russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire in the year 1556.
Nov 23 King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts on this day in history.