1555 events in history

Jan 22 The Ava Kingdom falls to the Taungoo Dynasty in what is now present-day Burma
Feb 9 Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake
Mar 25 The city of Valencia is founded in present-day Venezuela
Apr 17 After 18 months of siege, Siena surrenders to the Florentine-Imperial army. The Republic of Siena is incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Tuscany
Jul 2 The Ottoman Admiral Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola
Jul 18 The College of Arms is reincorporated by Royal charter signed by Queen Mary I of England and King Philip II of Spain
Sep 25 The Peace of Augsburg is signed in Augsburg by Charles V and the princes of the Schmalkaldic League
Nov 1 French Huguenots establish the France Antarctique colony in present-day Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nov 12 The English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism