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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Jan 16   Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain in the year 1556.  

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   On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000  

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   In the year 1556 kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles  

Feb 07   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic  

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Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.  

Mar 19   On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70  

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

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

Mar 22   Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1556.  

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   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   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   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   In the year 1556 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi in the year 1556.  

Nov 10   On this day in history richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland  

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   King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts in the year 1556.  

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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 in the year 1556.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 07   Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born in the year 1556.  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)  

Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 19   In the year 1556 lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70  

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

Apr 18   Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

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