Historical Events For 1538
Sunday, 28 May 2017
Jan 27 On this day in history states of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy
Feb 12 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 in the year 1538.
Feb 16 Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history king Ferdinand of Austria & King János Zápolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein
Feb 24 In the year 1538 king Ferdinand of Austria & King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein
Feb 26 Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on this day in history.
Mar 10 Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572) on this day in history.
Mar 21 Hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79 in the year 1538.
Apr 09 In the year 1538 danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union
Apr 24 In the year 1538 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
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 In the year 1538 genève throws out Calvijn
May 26 Geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years in the year 1538.
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 Charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jul 08 In the year 1538 diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63
Jul 15 In the year 1538 peace talks between Karel & King Francois I
Jul 25 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 in the year 1538.
Aug 06 Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada on this day in history.
Aug 20 Aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake on this day in history.
Sep 14 Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish
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) on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1538 king Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants
Dec 17 Pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII in the year 1538.