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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Sunday, 05 July 2015

Jan 16   Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000  

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   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   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren in the year 1556.  

Feb 14   Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.  

Mar 19   On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70  

Mar 21   On this day in history 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   Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1556.  

Mar 28   Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain in the year 1556.  

Apr 13   On this day in history 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 in the year 1556.  

Aug 25   David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor in the year 1556.  

Sep 12   Emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over in the year 1556.  

Sep 13   In the year 1556 charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain  

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   In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

Nov 05   On this day in history akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi  

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 in the year 1556.  

Nov 23   King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born in the year 1556.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 07   Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant was born in the year 1556.  

Aug 10   In the year 1556 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)  

Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 19   On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70  

Mar 21   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 died on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died on this day in history.  

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 25   David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.