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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Friday, 29 May 2015

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

Jan 23   On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China  

Jan 23   In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China  

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) 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   Kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren in the year 1556.  

Feb 14   Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1556 thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66  

Mar 22   Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain  

Apr 13   In the year 1556 portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope  

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

Jun 10   Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

Aug 10   Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain  

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

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 in the year 1556.  

Nov 05   Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland  

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   On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts  

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

Jan 27   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born in the year 1556.  

Feb 07   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren was born in the year 1556.  

Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born in the year 1556.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1556 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

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   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 in the year 1556.  

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died in the year 1556.  

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   On this day in history 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.