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Historical Events For 1556

Monday, 24 July 2017

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

Jan 23   On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies  

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

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

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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   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   In the year 1556 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   Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope in the year 1556.  

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   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   In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.  

Sep 15   Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain in the year 1556.  

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

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

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

Nov 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1556 birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

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   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   On this day in history birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)  

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   In the year 1556 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

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   In the year 1556 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   John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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