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Historical Events In 1556

Friday, 19 July 2019

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

Jan 23   On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China  

Jan 23   On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China  

Jan 24   On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000  

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 in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 14   In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic  

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   Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1556 thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1556 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

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

Jul 31   Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 in the year 1556.  

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

Aug 25   David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 in the year 1556.  

Sep 09   Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor in the year 1556.  

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

Sep 13   On this day in history charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain  

Sep 15   On this day in history vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain  

Oct 17   In the year 1556 ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain  

Oct 31   On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

Nov 05   On this day in history akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi  

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

Nov 10   In the year 1556 russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire  

Nov 23   King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts in the year 1556.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born in the year 1556.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren  

Feb 21   In the year 1556 birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 07   In the year 1556 birth of guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621)  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant  

Aug 10   On this day in history birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)  

Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 19   In the year 1556 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   Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history death of saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?)  

Jun 10   Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

Aug 25   David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

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

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