Historical Events Happened In 1556
Monday, 24 November 2014
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 on this day in history.
Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) in the year 1556.
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 in the year 1556.
Feb 07 On this day in history maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
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 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 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 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1556 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
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 10 On this day in history philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
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 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 Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain on this day in history.
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1556 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 on this day in history.
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 King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts in the year 1556.