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Historical Events In 1558

Friday, 18 June 2021

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 in the year 1558.  

Jan 09   On this day in history geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland  

Jan 11   On this day in history westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm  

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

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

Mar 13   Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor 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 marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer  

Apr 04   Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders in the year 1558.  

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

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   In the year 1558 robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1558.  

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 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   French king Henri II occupies Calais in the year 1558.  

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   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   Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) was born in the year 1558.  

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 in the year 1558.  

Oct 12   Archduke Maximilian III of Austria (d. 1618) was born in the year 1558.  

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

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies  

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

Mar 25   Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer died on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1558 death of roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

Apr 20   Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) died on this day in history.  

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

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