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
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