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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Jan 16   Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1556.  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1556 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   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 in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1556 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   In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

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

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   In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over  

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   Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.  

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   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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 21   In the year 1556 birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

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   Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1556 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   Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

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.  

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