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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Sunday, 26 October 2014

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 in the year 1556.  

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   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies  

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 in the year 1556.  

Feb 14   Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic in the year 1556.  

Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.  

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

Mar 28   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain in the year 1556.  

Oct 17   On this day in history ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain  

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   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   King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1556.  

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

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

Feb 21   In the year 1556 birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1556 birth of francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant  

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

Nov 15   Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1556 death of saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?)  

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 in the year 1556.  

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

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