Historical Events In 1558
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
Jan 07 On this day in history calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French
Jan 07 On this day in history calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French under Francois, Duke of Guise
Jan 08 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.
Jan 09 Geneva becomes independent from Berne canton, Switzerland in the year 1558.
Jan 11 On this day in history westmunster Church in Middelburg destroyed by heavy storm
Feb 03 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies in the year 1558.
Mar 05 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes in the year 1558.
Mar 13 In the year 1558 jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies
Mar 14 On this day in history ferdinand I appointed Holy Roman emperor
Mar 24 On this day in history anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies
Mar 25 On this day in history marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer
Apr 04 In the year 1558 czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders
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 in the year 1558.
May 16 On this day in history andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)
Jun 04 In the year 1558 maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43
Jul 11 Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon) in the year 1558.
Jul 13 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
Aug 19 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
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 MÃ©rida is founded in Venezuela on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history 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 On this day in history thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)
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 In the year 1558 elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
Nov 17 Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42 on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1558 charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52