Historical Events In 1558
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French on this day in history.
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise on this day in history.
Jan 08 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais in the year 1558.
Jan 09 Geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland on this day in history.
Jan 11 Westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies
Mar 14 In the year 1558 ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor
Mar 24 Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies in the year 1558.
Mar 25 Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer on this day in history.
Apr 04 Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent
Apr 24 On this day in history queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois
Apr 26 In the year 1558 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies
Apr 26 Jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies in the year 1558.
May 16 In the year 1558 andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)
Jun 04 Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France in the year 1558.
Aug 04 On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
Aug 19 In the year 1558 paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
Aug 25 In the year 1558 king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.
Sep 21 Charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history mĂ©rida is founded in Venezuela.
Oct 18 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 in the year 1558.
Oct 21 Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Nov 06 Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy) in the year 1558.
Nov 07 French king Henri II occupies Calais on this day in history.
Nov 12 Shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies in the year 1558.
Nov 17 Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary on this day in history.
Nov 17 Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42 in the year 1558.
Nov 23 In the year 1558 charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52