Events in History in 1554

  • Jan 5 Great fire in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Jan 12 Bayinnaung crowned King of Burma, goes on to assemble the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia
  • Jan 25 Founding of the city of São Paulo in Brazil
  • Jan 25 Sir Thomas Wyatt gathers an army in Kent, rebels against Queen Mary
  • Feb 9 Battle at London: Sir Thomas Wyatt defeated and his rebellion against Queen Mary crushed


Feb 12 Queen of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is executed for treason

Historic Event

Nov 30 England reconciles with Pope Julius III