1553 in History – What happened in year 1553


In history, year 1553 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 1553.

Know what happened in 1553:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
27 OctoberCondemned as a heretic for preaching nontrinitarianism andanti-infant baptism, Michael Servetus was burned at the stake outsideGeneva.
10 JulyFour days after the death of her predecessor, Edward VI, LadyJane Grey was officially proclaimed Queen of England, beginning herreign as 'The Nine Days' Queen'.
19 JulyLady Jane Grey was replaced by Mary I as Queen of England afterholding that title for just nine days.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1553:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JulyPeter Street / Carpenter / United Kingdom
06 JuneBernardino Baldi / Author / Italy
08 OctoberJacques Auguste de Thou / Historian / France
18 OctoberLuca Marenzio / Composer / Italy
23 NovemberProspero Alpini / Physician / Italy
24 February Cherubino Alberti / Painter / Italy
29 March Vitsentzos Kornaros / Poet / Greece

More years: 1503 | 1513 | 1523 | 1533 | 1543 | 1553 | 1563 | 1573 | 1583 | 1593 || 1553 | 1653 | 1753 | 1853 | 1953

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