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Historical Events In 1556

Monday, 27 May 2019

Jan 16   Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China  

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 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 in the year 1556.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic  

Feb 21   In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer  

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

Mar 19   Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope  

Apr 18   On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over  

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

Sep 15   Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 10   In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland  

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

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   On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

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

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

Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1556.  

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

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

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

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