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Historical Events Happened In 1558

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Jan 07   Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise  

Jan 08   On this day in history french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

Jan 09   On this day in history geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland  

Jan 11   On this day in history westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm  

Feb 03   Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes  

Mar 13   Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

Apr 24   On this day in history queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois  

Apr 26   On this day in history jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

Apr 26   Jean Franois Fernel French physician, dies on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  

Jun 04   Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)  

Jul 13   Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France  

Aug 04   On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)  

Aug 19   Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.  

Aug 25   King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Mérida is founded in Venezuela on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74  

Nov 06   On this day in history thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)  

Nov 07   French king Henri II occupies Calais on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52  

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Famous Birthdays In 1558

Famous People Born In This Year In History

May 16   On this day in history birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  

Jul 11   Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history birth of philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (d. 1602)  

Oct 12   Archduke Maximilian III of Austria (d. 1618) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history birth of jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651)  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)  

Famous Deaths In 1558

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 03   On this day in history alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies  

Feb 25   Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498) died on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history death of marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer  

Apr 18   On this day in history death of roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

Apr 20   On this day in history death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  

Apr 26   Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.