Historical Events In 1556
Saturday, 14 December 2019
Jan 16 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain in the year 1556.
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China in the year 1556.
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 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) in the year 1556.
Jan 27 On this day in history willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies
Feb 05 In the year 1556 kings Henri I & Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 05 On this day in history kings Henri I &Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles
Feb 07 In the year 1556 maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
Feb 14 Archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1556 sethus Calvisius, composer
Mar 18 In the year 1556 francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant
Mar 19 In the year 1556 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 On this day in history thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66
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 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 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.
Sep 09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor in the year 1556.
Sep 12 In the year 1556 emperor Charles resigns, his brother Ferdinand van Austria takes over
Sep 13 On this day in history charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain
Sep 15 Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain on this day in history.
Oct 17 Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain in the year 1556.
Oct 31 On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
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 In the year 1556 russian treasure ship Edward Bonaventure, carrying Ivan the Terrible's ambassador to Elizabeth 1 of England, was wrecked off Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire
Nov 23 On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts