Historical Events In 1558
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 07 On this day in history calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French
Jan 07 On this day in history calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise
Jan 08 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.
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 In the year 1558 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
Mar 05 On this day in history smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
Mar 13 Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history 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 Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders in the year 1558.
Apr 18 On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent
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 Jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies in the year 1558.
May 16 Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) in the year 1558.
Jun 04 Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43 in the year 1558.
Jul 11 Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon) in the year 1558.
Jul 13 In the year 1558 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 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
Aug 19 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian in the year 1558.
Aug 25 King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots in the year 1558.
Sep 21 In the year 1558 charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58
Oct 09 In the year 1558 mÃ©rida is founded in Venezuela.
Oct 18 In the year 1558 maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53
Oct 21 Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1558 thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)
Nov 07 On this day in history 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 In the year 1558 elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
Nov 17 On this day in history mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42
Nov 23 Charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52 on this day in history.