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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Jan 16   In the year 1556 emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain  

Jan 23   Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies in the year 1556.  

Feb 05   Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.  

Feb 05   On this day in history kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles  

Feb 07   In the year 1556 maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.  

Mar 21   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 15   In the year 1556 vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history 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 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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1556 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

Jan 27   In the year 1556 birth of abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)  

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

Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer was born in the year 1556.  

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621)  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant was born on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

Nov 15   Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618) was born in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history death of thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66  

Apr 18   On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1556 martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies  

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 in the year 1556.