Historical Events For 1538
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Jan 27 States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy in the year 1538.
Feb 12 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1538 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65
Feb 24 King Ferdinand of Austria & King János Zápolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein on this day in history.
Feb 24 King Ferdinand of Austria & King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1538 worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies
Mar 10 In the year 1538 thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572)
Mar 21 On this day in history hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79
Apr 09 In the year 1538 danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union
Apr 24 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer in the year 1538.
Apr 26 Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) in the year 1538.
May 08 Edward Fox, English bishop in the year 1538.
May 26 Genève throws out Calvijn in the year 1538.
May 26 On this day in history geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years.
Jun 10 In the year 1538 catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg
Jun 18 Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1538 charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70
Jul 08 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1538 peace talks between Karel & King Francois I
Jul 25 On this day in history the City of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil.
Aug 06 Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1538 aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake
Sep 14 Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.
Sep 28 Battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1538 the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established.
Dec 10 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) in the year 1538.
Dec 16 On this day in history king Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants
Dec 17 On this day in history pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII