Historical Events For 1556
Monday, 29 May 2017
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 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 In the year 1556 abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)
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 On this day in history maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer
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 On this day in history archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
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 In the year 1556 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 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 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 in the year 1556.
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 in the year 1556.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1556.
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 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts