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Historical Events In 1556

Monday, 20 January 2020

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

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

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

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   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 in the year 1556.  

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   Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1556 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   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.  

Mar 22   Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1556.  

Mar 28   On this day in history karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain  

Apr 13   Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope in the year 1556.  

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

Jun 10   Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies in the year 1556.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 21   Sethus Calvisius, composer was born in the year 1556.  

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

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

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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