In history, year 1559 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 1559.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1559 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|02 may||Scottish clergyman John Knox returned to Scotland fromexile to lead the Scottish Reformation.|
|30 june||During a jousting match, Gabriel Montgomery of the Garde Écossaise mortally wounded King Henry II of France, piercing him in theeye with his lance.|
|13 January||Elizabeth I) became the Empress of England.|
|02 April||Jews were expelled from the Genoa region of Italy.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1559:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|03 May||Alice Spencer / Noblewoman / United Kingdom|
|18 February||Isaac Casaubon / Scholar / Switzerland|
|21 February||Nurhaci / Emperor / China|
|21 September||Cigoli / Painter / Italy|
|22 July||Lawrence of Brindisi / Saint / Italy|
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