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Historical Events Happened In 1558

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

Jan 07   Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise on this day in history.  

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   Westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm on this day in history.  

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

Mar 05   Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders  

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

Apr 24   Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois on this day in history.  

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

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

May 16   Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) on this day in history.  

Jun 04   On this day in history maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43  

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

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   Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France on this day in history.  

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

Aug 19   On this day in history paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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

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   Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 17   On this day in history elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary  

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

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

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

May 16   Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) was born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 19   On this day in history birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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

Oct 12   On this day in history birth of archduke Maximilian III of Austria (d. 1618)  

Oct 12   Jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 13   On this day in history jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies  

Mar 24   On this day in history anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies  

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

Apr 18   Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent died on this day in history.  

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.