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Historical Events Happened In 1556

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies  

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

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

Feb 07   In the year 1556 maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 14   On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic  

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Feb 21   On this day in history sethus Calvisius, composer  

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   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   On this day in history karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain  

Apr 13   On this day in history portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope  

Apr 18   Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1556.  

Sep 12   Emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain  

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

Oct 17   Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 10   In the year 1556 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   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   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   In the year 1556 birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer was born in the year 1556.  

Mar 07   Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant was born in the year 1556.  

Aug 10   Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born in the year 1556.  

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   Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1556 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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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