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Historical Events In 1555

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Feb 09   In the year 1555 bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake.  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1555 ludovico Spontoni, composer  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history william Hunter, Protestant martyr  

Apr 09   In the year 1555 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   On this day in history siena surrenders for Spanish troops  

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

May 23   On this day in history giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV  

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

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

Jul 02   Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola on this day in history.  

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

Sep 25   Freedom of Religion in Augsburg in the year 1555.  

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

Oct 16   An English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   William of Orange becomes member of Council of State on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1555 georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61  

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

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   On this day in history birth of ludovico Spontoni, composer  

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

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

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

Dec 04   Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625) was born in the year 1555.  

Dec 27   Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist was born in the year 1555.  

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   On this day in history julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67  

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

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 in the year 1555.  

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

Jun 07   On this day in history 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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