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Historical Events In 1555

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

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

Feb 09   John Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy in the year 1555.  

Mar 02   Ludovico Spontoni, composer in the year 1555.  

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

Mar 27   William Hunter, Protestant martyr on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 17   In the year 1555 siena surrenders for Spanish troops  

May 01   Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 in the year 1555.  

May 23   Giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV in the year 1555.  

May 25   Gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76 in the year 1555.  

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

Aug 23   On this day in history calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands.  

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

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

Sep 25   Freedom of Religion in Augsburg on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic in the year 1555.  

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

Oct 16   On this day in history hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.  

Nov 17   On this day in history william of Orange becomes member of Council of State  

Nov 21   Georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61 in the year 1555.  

Nov 24   French Vervoort, Flemish mystic (Bruylocht Cleedt), dies at about 65 in the year 1555.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1555 birth of louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange  

Dec 04   On this day in history birth of heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)  

Dec 27   Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   William Hunter, Protestant martyr died on this day in history.  

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

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

May 25   On this day in history 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  

Jun 23   Pedro Mascarenhas, Portuguese explorer (b. 1470) died in the year 1555.  

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