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Historical Events In 1555

Monday, 15 July 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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   William Hunter, Protestant martyr on this day in history.  

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 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   Giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV in the year 1555.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 30   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   On this day in history emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan  

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

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   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 in the year 1555.  

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

Sep 23   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1555.  

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

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   Pedro Mascarenhas, Portuguese explorer (b. 1470) died on this day in history.  

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