Historical Events Happened In 1556
Friday, 31 July 2015
Jan 16 On this day in history emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China in the year 1556.
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
Jan 24 In the year 1556 heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000
Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies
Feb 05 Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.
Feb 05 In the year 1556 kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
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 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 in the year 1556.
Mar 21 On this day in history archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
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 On this day in history 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 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1556.
Aug 25 On this day in history david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 In the year 1556 charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain
Sep 15 In the year 1556 vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
Oct 17 In the year 1556 ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain
Oct 31 In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
Nov 05 On this day in history akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
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 on this day in history.