In history, year 1558 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1558.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1558 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|07 january||Francis, Duke of Guise, retook Calais, England's last continental possession, for France.|
|17 october||Poczta Polska, the Polish postal service, was founded by order of King Sigismund II Augustus.|
|17 november||Elizabeth I became Queen of England and Ireland, marking thebeginning of the Elizabethan era.|
|17 November||After the death of Queen Mary Tudor, Elizabeth I sat on the throne of Britain.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1558:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|06 November||Thomas Kyd / Playwright / United Kingdom|
|11 July||Robert Greene / Author / United Kingdom|
|16 January||Jakobea of Baden / Broker / Netherlands|
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