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Historical Events In 1558

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

Jan 07   In the year 1558 calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise  

Jan 08   On this day in history french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

Jan 09   Geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1558 jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies  

Mar 14   On this day in history ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor  

Mar 24   On this day in history anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies  

Mar 25   On this day in history marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1558 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines in the year 1558.  

Jul 23   In the year 1558 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   Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian in the year 1558.  

Aug 25   In the year 1558 king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.  

Sep 21   In the year 1558 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   In the year 1558 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42  

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

Jul 11   Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon) was born in the year 1558.  

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   On this day in history birth of archduke Maximilian III of Austria (d. 1618)  

Oct 12   In the year 1558 birth of jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651)  

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   Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1558 anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies  

Mar 25   In the year 1558 death of marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  

Apr 26   In the year 1558 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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