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.