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Historical Events In 1556

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Jan 16   Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain in the year 1556.  

Jan 23   Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1556 shaanxi earthquake in China killing 830,000 people  

Jan 24   Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1556 kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles  

Feb 05   In the year 1556 kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles  

Feb 07   Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren in the year 1556.  

Feb 14   Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.  

Mar 19   On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70  

Mar 21   On this day in history archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.  

Mar 21   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1556 cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury  

Mar 28   In the year 1556 karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain  

Apr 13   In the year 1556 portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope  

Apr 18   Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies  

Jul 31   On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

Aug 10   In the year 1556 philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

Aug 25   In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54  

Sep 09   On this day in history pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor  

Sep 12   Emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain in the year 1556.  

Oct 17   On this day in history ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain  

Oct 31   In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

Nov 05   Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi in the year 1556.  

Nov 10   Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire on this day in history.  

Nov 23   In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts  

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1556 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

Jan 27   In the year 1556 birth of abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)  

Feb 07   In the year 1556 birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 07   Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born in the year 1556.  

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant was born in the year 1556.  

Aug 10   Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1556 birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)  

Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 19   On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70  

Mar 21   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 died on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1556 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died in the year 1556.  

Jun 10   In the year 1556 martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies  

Jul 31   Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54  

Oct 31   John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.  

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