Historical Events For 1538
Monday, 24 July 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 in the year 1538.
Feb 16 Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 in the year 1538.
Feb 24 In the year 1538 king Ferdinand of Austria & King János Zápolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein
Feb 24 King Ferdinand of Austria & King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein in the year 1538.
Feb 26 In the year 1538 worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies
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 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union in the year 1538.
Apr 24 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1538 giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)
May 08 Edward Fox, English bishop in the year 1538.
May 26 In the year 1538 genève throws out Calvijn
May 26 In the year 1538 geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years.
Jun 10 Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg in the year 1538.
Jun 18 On this day in history treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies
Sep 28 In the year 1538 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 In the year 1538 giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
Dec 16 King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants in the year 1538.
Dec 17 Pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII on this day in history.