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Historical Events Happened In 1541

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Jan 06   Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia (or 2/12)  

Mar 18   Hernan de Soto observes 1st recorded flood in America (Mississippi R) on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history hernan de Soto observes first recorded flood in America (Mississippi River)  

Apr 04   On this day in history ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits  

Apr 04   On this day in history ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-General of the Jesuits  

Apr 04   Ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies on this day in history.  

Apr 25   -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history hernando de Soto discovers Mississippi River  

May 08   On this day in history spanish explorer Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River in what will later be part of the southeastern United States  

May 27   Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Duke Willem van Gulik of Gelre marries Jeanne d'Albret on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland on this day in history.  

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   Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Aug 23   French explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 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.  

Aug 26   Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary on this day in history.  

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   Michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in 16th Chapel on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Queen Catharine Howard confined in London Tower on this day in history.  

Dec 24   On this day in history andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  

Dec 29   Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 26   Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history birth of michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)  

Oct 31   Hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1541

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

May 27   Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded died on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima died on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima died on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) died on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history death of margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland (b. 1489)