Historical Events In 1556
Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Jan 16 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain in the year 1556.
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
Jan 24 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 in the year 1556.
Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) in the year 1556.
Jan 27 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies in the year 1556.
Feb 05 Kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles in the year 1556.
Feb 05 On this day in history kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren on this day in history.
Feb 14 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer on this day in history.
Mar 18 In the year 1556 francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
Mar 19 On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70
Mar 21 In the year 1556 archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic.
Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 on this day in history.
Mar 22 Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1556.
Mar 28 In the year 1556 karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain
Apr 13 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope in the year 1556.
Apr 18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1556 martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies
Jul 31 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on this day in history.
Aug 10 On this day in history philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
Aug 25 In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 In the year 1556 pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor
Sep 12 Emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over on this day in history.
Sep 13 Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1556 vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 31 In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
Nov 05 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi in the year 1556.
Nov 10 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland in the year 1556.
Nov 10 Russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire in the year 1556.
Nov 23 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts