Historical Events In 1556
Friday, 23 August 2019
Jan 16 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1556 heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000
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 In the year 1556 kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 05 In the year 1556 kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren in the year 1556.
Feb 14 In the year 1556 archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer
Mar 18 Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant in the year 1556.
Mar 19 On this day in history 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 in the year 1556.
Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 in the year 1556.
Mar 22 In the year 1556 cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury
Mar 28 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain in the year 1556.
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 in the year 1556.
Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.
Jul 31 In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer in the year 1556.
Aug 25 In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Sep 09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain on this day in history.
Sep 15 Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1556 akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
Nov 10 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland on this day in history.
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 King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts on this day in history.