Historical Events In 1558
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jan 07 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French in the year 1558.
Jan 07 On this day in history calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise
Jan 08 In the year 1558 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais
Jan 09 On this day in history geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland
Jan 11 In the year 1558 westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm
Feb 03 On this day in history alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies
Mar 05 On this day in history smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
Mar 13 Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies on this day in history.
Mar 14 Ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor in the year 1558.
Mar 24 Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies on this day in history.
Mar 25 Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer in the year 1558.
Apr 04 Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders in the year 1558.
Apr 18 In the year 1558 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 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 Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) in the year 1558.
Jun 04 Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43 in the year 1558.
Jul 11 Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon) in the year 1558.
Jul 13 In the year 1558 battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines.
Jul 23 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France in the year 1558.
Aug 04 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah) in the year 1558.
Aug 19 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian in the year 1558.
Aug 25 King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots in the year 1558.
Sep 21 On this day in history charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58
Oct 09 On this day in history mĂ©rida is founded in Venezuela.
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) in the year 1558.
Nov 07 French king Henri II occupies Calais in the year 1558.
Nov 12 In the year 1558 shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies
Nov 17 Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary in the year 1558.
Nov 17 In the year 1558 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 in the year 1558.