Historical Events Happened In 1556
Saturday, 18 April 2015
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 on this day in history.
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1556 heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000
Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) in the year 1556.
Jan 27 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies in the year 1556.
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 In the year 1556 maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic in the year 1556.
Feb 21 In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer
Mar 18 Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant on this day in history.
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 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on this day in history.
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 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1556 vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
Oct 17 On this day in history ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain
Oct 31 On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
Nov 05 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi in the year 1556.
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