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Historical Events In 1556

Monday, 19 April 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1556 shaanxi earthquake in China killing 830,000 people  

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) in the year 1556.  

Jan 27   In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1556 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   On this day in history sethus Calvisius, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1556 vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain  

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

Oct 31   In the year 1556 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   Russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

Mar 07   Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1556.  

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

Mar 21   Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 died in the year 1556.  

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

May 28   Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died 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 in the year 1556.  

Aug 25   In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54  

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

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