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Historical Events Happened In 1559

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies  

Jan 13   On this day in history elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey  

Jan 15   Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey.  

Jan 29   Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy  

Feb 18   Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed  

Mar 14   On this day in history storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht & Woudrichem, Neth  

Mar 14   Storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht and Woudrichem, Netherlands on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history england/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis  

Apr 03   Spain & France signs 2nd Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Spain & France signs 2nd Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrsis on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary  

May 13   Excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel on this day in history.  

Jun 22   On this day in history jewish quarter of Prague burned & looted  

Jun 30   Duke of Montgomery wounds king Henri II during tournament on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht  

Aug 14   Spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83  

Aug 22   Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect  

Sep 19   On this day in history 5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die  

Nov 05   On this day in history kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83  

Nov 13   On this day in history albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal  

Nov 15   Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Erasmus Sarcerius, German luthers theologist, dies at about 58 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1559

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 18   Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian was born on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history birth of lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect  

Nov 13   Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo  

Famous Deaths In 1559

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history death of jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed  

Mar 16   Anthony St. Leger, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1496) died on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history death of emperor Gelawdewos of Ethiopia (killed in battle) (b. 1521/1522)  

Mar 30   On this day in history death of adam Ries, German mathematician (b. 1492)  

Jul 10   Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83