Historical Events For 1538
Friday, 24 February 2017
Jan 27 States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
Feb 16 Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1538 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 In the year 1538 worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies
Mar 10 On this day in history 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 Danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union in the year 1538.
Apr 24 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer in the year 1538.
Apr 26 On this day in history giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)
May 08 Edward Fox, English bishop on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jun 10 Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg in the year 1538.
Jun 18 Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I in the year 1538.
Jun 30 In the year 1538 charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70
Jul 08 In the year 1538 diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63
Jul 15 Peace talks between Karel & King Francois I in the year 1538.
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 in the year 1538.
Aug 20 In the year 1538 aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake
Sep 14 In the year 1538 henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies
Sep 28 On this day in history battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish
Oct 28 On this day in history 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 Pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII on this day in history.