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 MÃ©rida 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