Historical Events For 1556
Friday, 17 November 2017
Jan 16 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain in the year 1556.
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
Jan 24 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 in the year 1556.
Jan 27 In the year 1556 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 In the year 1556 kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren in the year 1556.
Feb 14 In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 In the year 1556 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 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 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
Aug 25 On this day in history david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 In the year 1556 pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor
Sep 12 In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 In the year 1556 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 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.
Nov 05 In the year 1556 akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
Nov 10 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland in the year 1556.
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 On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts