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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Jan 16   On this day in history emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain  

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

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

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 in the year 1556.  

Feb 05   In the year 1556 kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles  

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

Feb 07   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic  

Feb 21   In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer  

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

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

Aug 25   David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over  

Sep 13   Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain in the year 1556.  

Sep 15   Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.  

Oct 31   John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

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   Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1556 birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)  

Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 19   In the year 1556 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   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 25   David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

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