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Historical Events In 1558

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Jan 07   Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French in the year 1558.  

Jan 07   On this day in history calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise  

Jan 08   In the year 1558 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

Jan 09   Geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland in the year 1558.  

Jan 11   Westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm in the year 1558.  

Feb 03   Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies in the year 1558.  

Mar 05   Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes in the year 1558.  

Mar 13   Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies in the year 1558.  

Mar 14   In the year 1558 ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor  

Mar 24   Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies in the year 1558.  

Mar 25   Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer in the year 1558.  

Apr 04   In the year 1558 czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders  

Apr 18   Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent in the year 1558.  

Apr 24   Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies in the year 1558.  

Apr 26   In the year 1558 jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies  

May 16   On this day in history andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  

Jun 04   On this day in history maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43  

Jul 11   On this day in history robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)  

Jul 13   On this day in history battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines.  

Jul 23   On this day in history battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France  

Aug 04   On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)  

Aug 19   In the year 1558 paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

Aug 25   King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58  

Oct 09   Mérida is founded in Venezuela in the year 1558.  

Oct 18   Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74 in the year 1558.  

Nov 06   On this day in history thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)  

Nov 07   In the year 1558 french king Henri II occupies Calais  

Nov 12   In the year 1558 shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies  

Nov 17   On this day in history elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary  

Nov 17   Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42 in the year 1558.  

Nov 23   On this day in history charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52  

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Famous Birthdays In 1558

Famous People Born In This Year In History

May 16   In the year 1558 birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  

Jul 11   In the year 1558 birth of robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)  

Aug 19   On this day in history birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

Sep 09   Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (d. 1602) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1558 birth of archduke Maximilian III of Austria (d. 1618)  

Oct 12   Jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651) was born in the year 1558.  

Nov 06   In the year 1558 birth of thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)  

Famous Deaths In 1558

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 03   In the year 1558 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies  

Feb 25   Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498) died in the year 1558.  

Mar 13   Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies in the year 1558.  

Mar 24   Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer died in the year 1558.  

Apr 18   On this day in history death of roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

Apr 20   Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) died in the year 1558.  

Apr 26   Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies in the year 1558.  

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