Historical Events For 1558
Monday, 22 January 2018
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1558 calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise
Jan 08 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais in the year 1558.
Jan 09 On this day in history geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland
Jan 11 Westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1558 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
Mar 05 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes in the year 1558.
Mar 13 Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1558 ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor
Mar 24 In the year 1558 anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies
Mar 25 On this day in history marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer
Apr 04 Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders on this day in history.
Apr 18 Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.
Apr 24 Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois on this day in history.
Apr 26 Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies in the year 1558.
Apr 26 On this day in history jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies
May 16 On this day in history andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)
Jun 04 In the year 1558 maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43
Jul 11 In the year 1558 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 in the year 1558.
Jul 23 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1558 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
Aug 19 In the year 1558 paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
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 MĂ©rida is founded in Venezuela on this day in history.
Oct 18 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 in the year 1558.
Oct 21 In the year 1558 julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74
Nov 06 Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy) on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history french king Henri II occupies Calais
Nov 12 On this day in history shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies
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 in the year 1558.
Nov 23 Charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52 in the year 1558.