Historical Events For 1541
Monday, 25 September 2017
Jan 06 Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)
Feb 24 In the year 1541 santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia
Feb 24 In the year 1541 santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia (or 2/12)
Mar 18 On this day in history hernan de Soto observes 1st recorded flood in America (Mississippi R)
Mar 18 Hernan de Soto observes first recorded flood in America (Mississippi River) on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1541 ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits
Apr 04 Ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-General of the Jesuits in the year 1541.
Apr 04 Ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits on this day in history.
Apr 07 In the year 1541 francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.
Apr 25 -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1541 hernando de Soto discovers Mississippi River
May 08 In the year 1541 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River in what will later be part of the southeastern United States
May 27 On this day in history margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
Jun 14 On this day in history duke Willem van Gulik of Gelre marries Jeanne d'Albret
Jun 18 Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland in the year 1541.
Jun 26 On this day in history francisco Pizarro is assassinated in Lima by the son of his former companion and later antagonist, Diego Almagro the younger. Almagro is later caught and executed.
Jun 26 On this day in history francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima
Jul 04 On this day in history pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56
Jul 09 In the year 1541 estevão da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother Christovão da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire.
Jul 26 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima on this day in history.
Aug 18 A Portuguese ship drifts ashore in the ancient Japanese province of Higo (modern day Kumamoto Prefecture). (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1541) in the year 1541.
Aug 23 French explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada on this day in history.
Aug 23 Jacques Cartier 1491-1557 arrives at Iroquois village of Stadacona on his third trip to Canada; starts to build Charlesbourg-Royale at western tip of Cape Diamond; first French fort in Canada; first French settlement in America on this day in history.
Aug 26 Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary in the year 1541.
Aug 29 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, lead by Michimalonko.
Sep 23 On this day in history philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist, dies at 47
Oct 31 On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer
Oct 31 On this day in history michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in 16th Chapel
Nov 09 In the year 1541 menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist
Nov 09 Queen Catharine Howard confined in London Tower in the year 1541.
Dec 24 Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu