Historical Events Happened In 1556
Wednesday, 07 October 2015
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 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
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) on this day in history.
Jan 27 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies on this day in history.
Feb 05 Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1556 kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 07 In the year 1556 maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer
Mar 18 Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.
Mar 19 Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.
Mar 21 In the year 1556 archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 28 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain on this day in history.
Apr 13 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
Jun 10 In the year 1556 martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies
Jul 31 On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 10 On this day in history philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
Aug 25 In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 On this day in history 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 In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.
Oct 31 In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
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 In the year 1556 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