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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Friday, 30 January 2015

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 in the year 1556.  

Jan 23   Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 in the year 1556.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies  

Feb 05   Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1556 kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles  

Feb 07   In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.  

Mar 18   On this day in history 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   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   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   Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 13   On this day in history charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain  

Sep 15   On this day in history 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   Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland  

Nov 10   On this day in history russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire  

Nov 23   King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts in the year 1556.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1556 birth of abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)  

Feb 07   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621)  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant was born on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born in the year 1556.  

Nov 15   Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618) was born in the year 1556.  

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 in the year 1556.  

Apr 18   Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54  

Oct 31   In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50