Historical Events In 1556
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Jan 16 On this day in history emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
Jan 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1556 abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)
Jan 27 In the year 1556 willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies
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 On this day in history maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer in the year 1556.
Mar 18 Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.
Mar 19 In the year 1556 lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70
Mar 21 Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake as a heretic on this day in history.
Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.
Mar 22 On this day in history cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury
Mar 28 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain on this day in history.
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 On this day in history martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies
Jul 31 On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer on this day in history.
Aug 25 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1556 charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain
Sep 15 Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 17 In the year 1556 ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain
Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
Nov 10 In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland
Nov 10 On this day in history russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire
Nov 23 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts