Historical Events In 1558
Sunday, 08 December 2019
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French in the year 1558.
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1558 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais
Jan 09 Geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland on this day in history.
Jan 11 Westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm in the year 1558.
Feb 03 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.
Mar 05 In the year 1558 smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
Mar 13 In the year 1558 jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies
Mar 14 Ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor on this day in history.
Mar 24 On this day in history anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies
Mar 25 In the year 1558 marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer
Apr 04 On this day in history czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders
Apr 18 On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent
Apr 24 Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois on this day in history.
Apr 26 Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies in the year 1558.
Apr 26 Jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)
Jun 04 Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43 in the year 1558.
Jul 11 In the year 1558 robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)
Jul 13 Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines in the year 1558.
Jul 23 In the year 1558 battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France
Aug 04 On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
Aug 19 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian in the year 1558.
Aug 25 In the year 1558 king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.
Sep 21 On this day in history charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58
Oct 09 MĂ©rida is founded in Venezuela in the year 1558.
Oct 18 On this day in history maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53
Oct 21 On this day in history julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74
Nov 06 In the year 1558 thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)
Nov 07 On this day in history french king Henri II occupies Calais
Nov 12 Shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies in the year 1558.
Nov 17 In the year 1558 elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
Nov 17 On this day in history mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42
Nov 23 Charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52 on this day in history.