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Historical Events In 1558

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jan 07   Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1558 smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes  

Mar 13   In the year 1558 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   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   On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

Apr 24   In the year 1558 queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois  

Apr 26   Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.  

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

May 16   In the year 1558 andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  

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   1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah) on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.  

Aug 25   King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots in the year 1558.  

Sep 21   Charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58 in the year 1558.  

Oct 09   In the year 1558 mérida is founded in Venezuela.  

Oct 18   Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74  

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   Shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies in the year 1558.  

Nov 17   In the year 1558 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   In the year 1558 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   On this day in history birth of robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)  

Aug 19   Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history birth of philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (d. 1602)  

Oct 12   Archduke Maximilian III of Austria (d. 1618) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651) was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy) was born in the year 1558.  

Famous Deaths In 1558

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 03   On this day in history alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies  

Feb 25   Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498) died in the year 1558.  

Mar 13   On this day in history jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies  

Mar 24   Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies on this day in history.  

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   Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) died in the year 1558.  

Apr 26   Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies in the year 1558.  

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