Historical Events Happened In 1556
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
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 on this day in history.
Jan 24 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1556.
Feb 05 In the year 1556 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 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer
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 In the year 1556 thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66
Mar 22 In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.
Apr 18 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.
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 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.
Sep 09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history 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 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland on this day in history.
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 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts