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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Tuesday, 03 March 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   On this day in history abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)  

Jan 27   On this day in history willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies  

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   Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.  

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

Mar 19   Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.  

Mar 21   Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic in the year 1556.  

Mar 21   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.  

Mar 22   On this day in history cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury  

Mar 28   In the year 1556 karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain  

Apr 13   In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.  

Jul 31   On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

Aug 10   Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1556 pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor  

Sep 12   In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over  

Sep 13   Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain in the year 1556.  

Sep 15   Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts  

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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   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren was born in the year 1556.  

Feb 21   In the year 1556 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   In the year 1556 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

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   Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.  

Mar 21   On this day in history death of thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66  

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 in the year 1556.  

Jun 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.