1557 in History – What happened in year 1557


In history, year 1557 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 1557.

Know what happened in 1557:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
30 AprilArauco War-Spanish forces of the Governor Francisco de Villagra launched a dawn surprise attack against the Mapuche headed by their toqui Lautaro in what is now Chile.
30 AprilArauco War-Spanish forces of the Governor Francisco de Villagra launched a dawn surprise attack against the Mapuche headed by their toqui Lautaro in what is now Chile.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1557:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 January Stephen Bocskay / King / Romania
10 JuneLeandro Bassano / Painter / Italy
11 SeptemberJoseph Calasanz / Priest / Spain
15 February Alfonso Fontanelli / Composer / Italy
16 AugustAgostino Carracci / Painter / Italy
16 SeptemberJacques Mauduit / Composer / France
21 March Anne Howard / Poet / United Kingdom

More years: 1507 | 1517 | 1527 | 1537 | 1547 | 1557 | 1567 | 1577 | 1587 | 1597 || 1557 | 1657 | 1757 | 1857 | 1957

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