Historical Events For 1541
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Jan 06 Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52 in the year 1541.
Feb 12 Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) in the year 1541.
Feb 24 Santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia in the year 1541.
Feb 24 Santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia (or 2/12) in the year 1541.
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) in the year 1541.
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 On this day in history ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits
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 in the year 1541.
May 08 In the year 1541 hernando de Soto discovers Mississippi River
May 08 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River in what will later be part of the southeastern United States in the year 1541.
May 27 Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded in the year 1541.
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 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 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 in the year 1541.
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 in the year 1541.
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 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 In the year 1541 turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary
Aug 29 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom in the year 1541.
Sep 11 Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, lead by Michimalonko on this day in history.
Sep 23 Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist, dies at 47 on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1541 hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer
Oct 31 Michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in 16th Chapel in the year 1541.
Nov 09 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist in the year 1541.
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 In the year 1541 isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu