Historical Events Happened In 1556
Monday, 20 October 2014
Jan 16 In the year 1556 emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1556.
Feb 05 On this day in history kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 05 Kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic in the year 1556.
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.
Mar 18 In the year 1556 francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
Mar 19 Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.
Mar 21 Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic on this day in history.
Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on this day in history.
Mar 22 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
Mar 28 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1556 portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
Apr 18 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 On this day in history charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain
Sep 15 Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 31 On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
Nov 05 In the year 1556 akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
Nov 10 In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland
Nov 10 In the year 1556 russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire
Nov 23 On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts