Historical Events In 1556
Monday, 18 February 2019
Jan 16 Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1556 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
Jan 23 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on this day in history.
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 In the year 1556 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 On this day in history archbishop Thomas Cranmer declared a heretic
Feb 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 28 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain on this day in history.
Apr 13 On this day in history portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
Apr 18 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies in the year 1556.
Jul 31 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 in the year 1556.
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 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 In the year 1556 ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain
Oct 31 In the year 1556 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 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 on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1556 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts