Historical Events Happened In 1556
Saturday, 27 August 2016
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 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
Jan 24 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000
Jan 27 In the year 1556 abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)
Jan 27 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies in the year 1556.
Feb 05 On this day in history kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 05 Kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.
Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer on this day in history.
Mar 18 Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.
Mar 19 In the year 1556 lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70
Mar 21 In the year 1556 archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.
Mar 22 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 10 In the year 1556 philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
Aug 25 In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor in the year 1556.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 31 On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
Nov 05 On this day in history akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
Nov 10 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland on this day in history.
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 King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts on this day in history.