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Historical Events In 1556

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Jan 16   In the year 1556 emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1556 abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)  

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   On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic  

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

Mar 18   On this day in history 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   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.  

Mar 22   Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1556 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 in the year 1556.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1556 charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain  

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

Oct 17   Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.  

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)  

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

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

Mar 07   On this day in history 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   Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618) was born in the year 1556.  

Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

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 in the year 1556.  

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 in the year 1556.  

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

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