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1558 Historical Event(s)
- January 7, 1558 – France takes Calais, the last continental possession of England.
- April 24, 1558 – Mary, Queen of Scots, marries the Dauphin of France, François, at Notre Dame de Paris.
- July 13, 1558 – Battle of Gravelines: in France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul de Thermes at Gravelines.
- October 9, 1558 – Mérida is founded in Venezuela.
- November 17, 1558 – Elizabethan era begins: Queen Mary I of England dies and is succeeded by her half-sister Elizabeth I of England.
Who Were Born On 1558?
- September 9, 1558 – Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (d. 1602)
- October 12, 1558 – Jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651)
- October 22, 1558 – Jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651)
- November 3, 1558 – Thomas Kyd, English author (d. 1594)