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Historical Events In 1559

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies  

Jan 13   Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey in the year 1559.  

Jan 15   Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey in the year 1559.  

Jan 29   Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1559 hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.  

Feb 16   Pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian  

Mar 14   In the year 1559 jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed  

Mar 14   On this day in history storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht & Woudrichem, Neth  

Mar 14   In the year 1559 storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht and Woudrichem, Netherlands  

Apr 02   On this day in history england/France signs 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis  

Apr 03   Spain & France signs 2nd Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis in the year 1559.  

Apr 03   On this day in history spain & France signs 2nd Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrsis  

May 10   On this day in history scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary  

May 13   Excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Jewish quarter of Prague burned & looted in the year 1559.  

Jun 30   In the year 1559 duke of Montgomery wounds king Henri II during tournament  

Jul 10   Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies in the year 1559.  

Aug 09   Willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla in the year 1559.  

Aug 18   Paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1559 spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic  

Sep 12   In the year 1559 lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect  

Sep 19   On this day in history 5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die  

Nov 05   In the year 1559 kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83  

Nov 13   Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal in the year 1559.  

Nov 15   In the year 1559 albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo  

Nov 28   Erasmus Sarcerius, German luthers theologist, dies at about 58 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1559

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 18   In the year 1559 birth of isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian  

Jul 22   Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1559

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1559 thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52  

Mar 14   Jacques d'Auchy, Walloon baptist merchant, executed died in the year 1559.  

Mar 16   Anthony St. Leger, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1496) died on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1559 death of emperor Gelawdewos of Ethiopia (killed in battle) (b. 1521/1522)  

Mar 30   Adam Ries, German mathematician (b. 1492) died on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies  

Aug 18   Paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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