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What Happened in 1558

Important Events

  • Aug 4 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
  • Nov 17 Elizabeth I aged 25 ascends English throne upon death of her half sister Queen "Bloody" Mary
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Smoking tobacco introduced into Europe by Spanish physician Francisco Fernandes

On March 5, 1558

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