Historical Events For 1556
Sunday, 23 April 2017
Jan 16 On this day in history emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain
Jan 23 On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
Jan 24 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 in the year 1556.
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 In the year 1556 kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 05 Kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.
Feb 07 In the year 1556 maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
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 In the year 1556 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 on this day in history.
Mar 22 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
Mar 28 In the year 1556 karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain
Apr 13 On this day in history portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
Apr 18 In the year 1556 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.
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 Emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over in the year 1556.
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 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 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland in the year 1556.
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 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts