On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1556

Historical Events

  • Shaanxi Earthquake, the deadliest ever recorded, kills 830,000 in Shaanxi Province, China
1556 Highlights

About January 23, 1556

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 464 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius