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Historical Events Happened In 1559

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

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

Jan 13   Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey in the year 1559.  

Jan 15   Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I in the year 1559.  

Jan 15   In the year 1559 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   In the year 1559 hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.  

Feb 16   Pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian in the year 1559.  

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

Mar 14   In the year 1559 storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht & Woudrichem, Neth  

Mar 14   Storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht and Woudrichem, Netherlands in the year 1559.  

Apr 02   In the year 1559 england/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis  

Apr 03   In the year 1559 spain & France signs 2nd Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis  

Apr 03   In the year 1559 spain & France signs 2nd Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrsis  

May 10   In the year 1559 scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary  

May 13   In the year 1559 excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel  

Jun 22   Jewish quarter of Prague burned & looted on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history duke of Montgomery wounds king Henri II during tournament  

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

Aug 09   Willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht in the year 1559.  

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

Aug 18   Paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83 in the year 1559.  

Aug 22   Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic in the year 1559.  

Sep 12   In the year 1559 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   Kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83 in the year 1559.  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1559 albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo  

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   In the year 1559 birth of isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian  

Jul 22   Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619) was born in the year 1559.  

Sep 12   Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Famous Deaths In 1559

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1559 christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies  

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

Mar 14   In the year 1559 death of jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed  

Mar 16   Anthony St. Leger, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1496) died in the year 1559.  

Mar 23   In the year 1559 death of emperor Gelawdewos of Ethiopia (killed in battle) (b. 1521/1522)  

Mar 30   Adam Ries, German mathematician (b. 1492) died on this day in history.  

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

Aug 18   Paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83 in the year 1559.  

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