Historical Events Happened In 1556
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) on this day in history.
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 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren in the year 1556.
Feb 14 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1556 cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury
Mar 28 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain on this day in history.
Apr 13 On this day in history portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
Apr 18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 in the year 1556.
Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies in the year 1556.
Jul 31 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer in the year 1556.
Aug 25 In the year 1556 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 In the year 1556 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 On this day in history vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.
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 in the year 1556.
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 King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts on this day in history.