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Historical Events In 1555

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Feb 09   On this day in history bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake.  

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

Mar 02   On this day in history ludovico Spontoni, composer  

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

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

Apr 09   Marcello Cervini elected Pope Marcellus II in the year 1555.  

Apr 12   Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 in the year 1555.  

Apr 17   In the year 1555 siena surrenders for Spanish troops  

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

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

May 25   Gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46 in the year 1555.  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.  

Aug 23   Calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands on this day in history.  

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   Oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic on this day in history.  

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

Oct 16   In the year 1555 hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80  

Oct 21   In the year 1555 emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg  

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

Nov 12   On this day in history stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65  

Nov 12   On this day in history the English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.  

Nov 17   William of Orange becomes member of Council of State in the year 1555.  

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

Nov 24   In the year 1555 french Vervoort, Flemish mystic (Bruylocht Cleedt), dies at about 65  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1555

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 02   In the year 1555 birth of ludovico Spontoni, composer  

Apr 21   Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1555 birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

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

Dec 04   In the year 1555 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   John Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy died in the year 1555.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1555 death of william Hunter, Protestant martyr  

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

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

May 25   On this day in history gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46  

Jun 07   In the year 1555 maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76  

Jun 23   In the year 1555 death of pedro Mascarenhas, Portuguese explorer (b. 1470)  

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