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Historical Events In 1555

Saturday, 23 February 2019

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

Feb 09   John Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 25   On this day in history 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.  

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

Aug 23   Calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands in the year 1555.  

Sep 08   Thomas Villanova, Spanish saint/archbishop of Valencia, dies on this day in history.  

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

Oct 21   Emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg in the year 1555.  

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

Nov 12   In the year 1555 stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65  

Nov 12   The English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1555.  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1555

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 02   Ludovico Spontoni, composer was born in the year 1555.  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1555 birth of heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)  

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

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

Mar 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1555.  

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

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