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Encyclopedia > 1553
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1550 1551 1552 - 1553 - 1554 1555 1556
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Centuries:
15th century - 16th century - 17th century

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Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Events Russia, Reforming Synod of the metropolite Macaire, Orthodoxy: introduction of a calendar of the saints and an ecclesiastical law code ( Stoglav ) Major outbreak of the sweating sickness in England. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Events February 12 - After claiming the throne of England the previous year, Lady Jane Grey is beheaded for treason alongside her husband. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s - 1520s - 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s Years: 1520 1521 1522 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528 1529 Events and Trends Fall of Tenochtitlán and conquest of Spanish. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s - 1530s - 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s Years: 1530 1531 1532 1533 1534 1535 1536 1537 1538 1539 Events and Trends Spanish conquest of Peru Beginning of colonization of Brazil Categories: 1530s ... Events and Trends 1541 Hernando de Soto is the first European to see the Mississippi River. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s - 1550s - 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s Years: 1550 1551 1552 1553 1554 1555 1556 1557 1558 1559 1560 Events and Trends Categories: 1550s ... Events and Trends In 1564 William Shakespeare was born. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s - 1570s - 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s Years: 1570 1571 1572 1573 1574 1575 1576 1577 1578 1579 Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s - 1580s - 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s Years: 1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589 1590 Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Categories: 1580s ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ...


Events

  • Battle of Sievershausen - Elector Maurice of Saxony defeats the catholic forces of Margrave Albert of Brandenburg-Kulmbach. Maurice is mortally wounded.
  • Russia, Opening of the maritime way of the White sea by the British captain Chancellor, beginning of the trade with the England
  • Shanghai is fortified for the first time.
  • Michael Servetus is burned in Geneva because he denies the Trinity

June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Christs Hospitals buildings in London in 1770. ... In the United Kingdom and Canada a Royal Charter is a charter granted by the Sovereign on the advice of the Privy Council, which creates or gives special status to an incorporated body. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Edward VI (12 October 1537–6 July 1553) was King of England and King of Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... Lady Jane Grey, claimant to the thrones of England and Ireland Jane (October 12?, 1537–February 12, 1554), known as Lady Jane Grey, is not normally counted in the list of British monarchs, but she was Queen of England for a few days in 1553. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Michael Berry Savory is the current Lord Mayor of London. ... Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558), also known as Mary Tudor, was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 6 July 1553 ( de jure ) or 19 July 1553 ( de facto ) until her death. ... Abdication (from the Latin abdicatio, disowning, renouncing, from ab, from, and dicare, to declare, to proclaim as not belonging to one) is the act of renouncing and resigning from a formal office, especially from the supreme office of state. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... This page is about Siena, Italy. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Calvinism is a system of Christian theology advanced by John Calvin, a Protestant Reformer in the 16th century, and further developed by his followers, associates and admirers. ... Heretic, meaning literally a person guilty or accused of heresy, is also often used as a title. ... Coat of arms of the Canton of Geneva Coat of arms of the City of Geneva Geneva (French: Genève, German: Genf, Italian: Ginevra, Romansh Genevra, Spanish: Ginebra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zurich), located where Lake Geneva (French: Lac de Genève or Lac L... Maurice of Saxony, born March 21, 1521, Freiberg, Saxony, died July 9, 1553, Sievershausen, Saxony Moritz von Sachsen Duke (1541–53) and later elector (1547–53) of Saxony, whose clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity. ... Chancellor (Latin: cancellarius), an official title used by most of the peoples whose civilization has arisen directly or indirectly out of the Roman empire. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese IPA: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta, is Chinas largest city. ... Michael Servetus. ... Geneva (French: Genève) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland located where Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman, but the Genevois are fond of calling it Lac de Genève) empties into the Rhône River. ... The Trinity is God, according to the teaching of the churches which represent the majority of Christians. ...

Births

January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mōri Terumoto (毛利 輝元) (January 22, 1553 – April 27, 1625) was the son of Mori Takamoto, fought against Toyotomi Hideyoshi but was eventually overcome, participated in the Kyushu campaign (1587) on Hideyoshis side and built Hiroshima Castle. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Margaret of Valois (14 May 1553 – 27 March 1615) (Marguerite de Valois, Princess of France, Duchesse de Valois) was the daughter of King Henri II of France and his wife, Catherine de Medici. ... Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 – May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610. ... Events June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Archduke Ernest of Austria (born July 15, 1553 in Vienna, died February 12, 1595 in Brussels) was a son of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor. ... Events January 30 - William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet is performed for the first time. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Prospero Alpini, or Prosper Alpinus (November 23, 1553 - February 6, 1617), was an Italian physician and botanist. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed I (1603-1617) to Mustafa I (1617-1623). ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 – May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... Feodor Nikitich Romanov (1553-1633) was a Russian boyar who after temporary disgrace raised to become patriarch of Moscow and de-facto ruler of Russia during the reign of his son, Mikhail Feodorovich. ... Events February 13 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. ... Giovanni Florio (1553 – ?1625), English writer, was born in London about 1553. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Albert Frederick Hohenzollern (1553-1618) was duke of Prussia from 1568 until his death. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Jasper Heywood (1553 - January 9, 1598), son of John Heywood, who translated into English three plays of Seneca, the Troas (1559), the Thyestes (1560) and Hercules Furens (1561). ... Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ... Amago Katsuhisa (尼子 勝久; 1553 - 1578) was a remnant of the Amago clan, a powerful feudal clan in the Chugoku region, Japan, who was backed up by Yamanaka Yukimori, a vassal of the clan. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Luca Marenzio (1553? - August 22, 1599) was an Italian composer of the late Renaissance. ... Events Swedish King Sigismund III Vasa is replaced by his brother Charles IX of Sweden. ... Pierre de Rostegny, Lord of De Lancre, aka De Lancre (1553 - 1631) was a French jurist. ... // Events February 5 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. ... William Russell, 1st Baron Russell of Thornhaugh (c. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Mōri Terumoto (毛利 輝元) (January 22, 1553 – April 27, 1625) was the son of Mori Takamoto, fought against Toyotomi Hideyoshi but was eventually overcome, participated in the Kyushu campaign (1587) on Hideyoshis side and built Hiroshima Castle. ... Jacques Auguste de Thou (Thuanus) (1553 - May 7, 1617) was a French historian. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed I (1603-1617) to Mustafa I (1617-1623). ...

Deaths

February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Erasmus Reinhold (October 22, 1511 – February 19, 1553) was a German astronomer and mathematician. ... Events Diego Velázquez and Hernán Cortés conquer Cuba; Velázquez appointed Governor. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hirate Masahide (平手政秀; 1492-February 25, 1553) is a retainer of Oda clan. ... Oda Nobunaga Oda Nobunaga (織田 ä¿¡é•·   Oda Nobunaga?, June 23, 1534 - June 21, 1582) was a major daimyo during the Sengoku period of Japanese history. ... Events January 2 - Boabdil, the last Moorish King of Granada, surrenders his city to the army of Ferdinand and Isabella after a lengthy siege. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... François Rabelais (ca. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Edward VI (12 October 1537–6 July 1553) was King of England and King of Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Maurice of Saxony, born March 21, 1521, Freiberg, Saxony, died July 9, 1553, Sievershausen, Saxony Moritz von Sachsen Duke (1541–53) and later elector (1547–53) of Saxony, whose clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... John Dudley (1501-August 22/August 23, 1553) was a Tudor nobleman and politician, executed for high treason by Queen Mary I of England. ... // Events Alexander becomes King of Poland. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Cristóbal de Morales (c. ... // Events Europes population was ~60 million. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... A self portrait Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – October 16, 1553) was a German painter. ... Events February 20 - The Orkneys and Shetlands are annexed to the crown of Scotland Discovery of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia by João Vaz Corte-Real. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Michael Servetus. ... Events Diego Velázquez and Hernán Cortés conquer Cuba; Velázquez appointed Governor. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck (August 10, 1489 - October 30, 1553), German statesman and reformer, was born at Strasbourg, where his father, Martin Sturm, was a person of some importance. ... Events March 14 - The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice. ... Johannes Aal (born around 1500 in Bremgarten, died 1553 in Solothurn) was a Swiss theologian, composer and dramaturg. ... // Events Europes population was ~60 million. ... Erasmus Alberus (c. ... // Events Europes population was ~60 million. ... John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners (1467 - 1553) was a translator, born at Sherfield, Herts and educated at Oxford, held various offices of state, including that of Chancellor of the Exchequer to Henry VIII., and Lieutenant of Calais, where he died He translated, at the Kings desire, Froissarts Chronicles... Events October 29 - Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege Beginning of the Sengoku Period in Japan. ... Girolamo Fracastoro (Fracastorius) (1478‑1553) was an Italian physician, scholar and poet. ... Events February 18 - George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London. ...

See also

  • MIL-STD-1553

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