Historical Events In 1558
Monday, 06 April 2020
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1558 calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise
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 In the year 1558 westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm
Feb 03 In the year 1558 alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
Mar 05 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.
Mar 13 On this day in history jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies
Mar 14 Ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor in the year 1558.
Mar 24 Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies in the year 1558.
Mar 25 In the year 1558 marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer
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 In the year 1558 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 On this day in history maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43
Jul 11 Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon) in the year 1558.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 23 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France on this day in history.
Aug 04 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah) in the year 1558.
Aug 19 On this day in history paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
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 on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1558 maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53
Oct 21 Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74 in the year 1558.
Nov 06 Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy) on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1558 french king Henri II occupies Calais
Nov 12 On this day in history shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies
Nov 17 In the year 1558 elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
Nov 17 In the year 1558 mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42
Nov 23 On this day in history charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52