Historical Events In 1558
Monday, 18 March 2019
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French in the year 1558.
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise in the year 1558.
Jan 08 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland
Jan 11 In the year 1558 westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm
Feb 03 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies in the year 1558.
Mar 05 On this day in history smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
Mar 13 On this day in history jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies
Mar 14 In the year 1558 ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor
Mar 24 In the year 1558 anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies
Mar 25 On this day in history marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer
Apr 04 In the year 1558 czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders
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 in the year 1558.
Apr 26 Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.
Apr 26 On this day in history jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies
May 16 Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) on this day in history.
Jun 04 Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Jul 11 Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon) in the year 1558.
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 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France in the year 1558.
Aug 04 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah) on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1558 paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
Aug 25 On this day in history king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.
Sep 21 Charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1558 mÃ©rida is founded in Venezuela.
Oct 18 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 in the year 1558.
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 On this day in history shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies
Nov 17 Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary in the year 1558.
Nov 17 In the year 1558 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.