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Historical Events In 1559

Sunday, 05 April 2020

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

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

Jan 15   Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I in the year 1559.  

Jan 15   On this day in history elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey.  

Jan 29   Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52 in the year 1559.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy  

Feb 18   Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian in the year 1559.  

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

Mar 14   In the year 1559 storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht & Woudrichem, Neth  

Mar 14   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1559 spain & France signs 2nd Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambr‚sis  

May 10   Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1559 excavated corpse of heretic David Jorisz burned in Basel  

Jun 22   On this day in history jewish quarter of Prague burned & looted  

Jun 30   Duke of Montgomery wounds king Henri II during tournament in the year 1559.  

Jul 10   Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht in the year 1559.  

Aug 14   Spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla on this day in history.  

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

Aug 22   Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic in the year 1559.  

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

Sep 19   5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die in the year 1559.  

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

Nov 13   On this day in history albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal  

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

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   On this day in history birth of isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian  

Jul 22   Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619) was born in the year 1559.  

Sep 12   On this day in history birth of lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect  

Nov 13   In the year 1559 birth of albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo  

Famous Deaths In 1559

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies in the year 1559.  

Jan 29   Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52 in the year 1559.  

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

Mar 16   On this day in history death of anthony St. Leger, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1496)  

Mar 23   Emperor Gelawdewos of Ethiopia (killed in battle) (b. 1521/1522) died on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1559 death of adam Ries, German mathematician (b. 1492)  

Jul 10   Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies on this day in history.  

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

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