Historical Events For 1556
Monday, 05 December 2016
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 in the year 1556.
Jan 23 On this day in history 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 On this day in history abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)
Jan 27 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.
Mar 18 On this day in history francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
Mar 19 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1556.
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 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 in the year 1556.
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 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.
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 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 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts