On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1555

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Latimer, English bishop and royal chaplain, burned at the stake as one of the Oxford Martyrs at 80
  • Nicholas Ridley, English theologist/bishop of Rochester, burned at the stake as an Oxford martyr
1555 Highlights

About October 16, 1555

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 466 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra