Historical Events In 1558
Wednesday, 29 January 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 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.
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 Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.
Mar 05 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes on this day in history.
Mar 13 Jean Fernel, French physician/physiologist, dies in the year 1558.
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 Marcos de Niza, French Franciscan explorer on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1558 czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders
Apr 18 Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent in the year 1558.
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 In the year 1558 jean Fran‡ois Fernel French physician, dies
May 16 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1558 maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53
Oct 21 In the year 1558 julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74
Nov 06 Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy) on this day in history.
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.