Historical Events In 1556
Friday, 20 September 2019
Jan 16 On this day in history emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China in the year 1556.
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China in the year 1556.
Jan 24 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 in the year 1556.
Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) in the year 1556.
Jan 27 In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies
Feb 05 Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.
Feb 05 Kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.
Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren on this day in history.
Feb 14 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.
Mar 18 In the year 1556 francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
Mar 19 On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70
Mar 21 Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic in the year 1556.
Mar 21 On this day in history thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66
Mar 22 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1556.
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 In the year 1556 martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies
Jul 31 In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain on this day in history.
Sep 15 On this day in history vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history 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 In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland
Nov 10 On this day in history russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire
Nov 23 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts