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Historical Events In 1555

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Feb 09   Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake in the year 1555.  

Feb 09   In the year 1555 john Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy  

Mar 02   Ludovico Spontoni, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1555 william Hunter, Protestant martyr  

Apr 09   On this day in history marcello Cervini elected Pope Marcellus II  

Apr 12   Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Siena surrenders for Spanish troops in the year 1555.  

May 01   On this day in history marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53  

May 23   In the year 1555 giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV  

May 25   In the year 1555 gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46  

Jun 07   On this day in history maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76  

Jul 02   Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola in the year 1555.  

Aug 23   In the year 1555 calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands.  

Sep 08   Thomas Villanova, Spanish saint/archbishop of Valencia, dies in the year 1555.  

Sep 23   On this day in history louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange  

Sep 25   On this day in history freedom of Religion in Augsburg  

Sep 30   In the year 1555 oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic  

Oct 16   On this day in history an English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy  

Oct 16   Hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg  

Oct 25   In the year 1555 emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan  

Nov 12   Stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   The English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism in the year 1555.  

Nov 17   In the year 1555 william of Orange becomes member of Council of State  

Nov 21   Georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history french Vervoort, Flemish mystic (Bruylocht Cleedt), dies at about 65  

Dec 27   On this day in history johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist  

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Famous Birthdays In 1555

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 02   Ludovico Spontoni, composer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born in the year 1555.  

Aug 01   Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born in the year 1555.  

Sep 23   Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange was born on this day in history.  

Dec 04   In the year 1555 birth of heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)  

Dec 27   On this day in history birth of johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist  

Famous Deaths In 1555

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 09   In the year 1555 death of john Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy  

Mar 23   Julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67 in the year 1555.  

Mar 27   William Hunter, Protestant martyr died in the year 1555.  

Apr 12   In the year 1555 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

May 01   In the year 1555 marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53  

May 25   In the year 1555 gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46  

Jun 07   Maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history death of pedro Mascarenhas, Portuguese explorer (b. 1470)  

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