On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1556

Historical Events

Treaty of Interest

King Henry II of France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V sign the Treaty of Vaucelles, creating a temporary truce in the Italian War of 1551–59

1556 Highlights

About February 5, 1556

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 466 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius