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Historical Events In 1555

Thursday, 17 June 2021

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

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

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   In the year 1555 marcello Cervini elected Pope Marcellus II  

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

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   On this day in history giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV  

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

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

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

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   Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange in the year 1555.  

Sep 25   In the year 1555 freedom of Religion in Augsburg  

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

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   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   In the year 1555 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   John Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy died 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   William Hunter, Protestant martyr died on this day in history.  

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

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

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.  

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

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