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Historical Events For 1556

Thursday, 23 February 2017

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   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   In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies  

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

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

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

Feb 14   Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.  

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Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.  

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 in the year 1556.  

Mar 21   In the year 1556 archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury  

Mar 28   Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain in the year 1556.  

Apr 13   In the year 1556 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   Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

Nov 05   In the year 1556 akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi  

Nov 10   In the year 1556 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 23   King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts in the year 1556.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1556 birth of francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant  

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 in the year 1556.  

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

Apr 18   Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died in the year 1556.  

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

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