Historical Events For 1544
Sunday, 23 July 2017
Jan 19 On this day in history francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60)
Jan 30 On this day in history adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland
Mar 11 Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia) on this day in history.
Apr 14 In the year 1544 battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss
Apr 30 Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1544 turkish troops occupy Hungary
May 17 In the year 1544 scot earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII
May 17 In the year 1544 scottish Earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII
May 23 In the year 1544 german emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
May 24 William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) in the year 1544.
May 29 On this day in history jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68
Jul 14 On this day in history english troops attack The Canal
Jul 18 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 in the year 1544.
Jul 19 In the year 1544 italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began.
Jul 21 René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle in the year 1544.
Aug 17 On this day in history imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France
Aug 28 In the year 1544 alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
Sep 18 Charles V of Germany & Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy on this day in history.
Sep 30 King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France in the year 1544.
Nov 10 Antwerps painter John Matsys banished on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history pope Paul III opens council of Trente
Nov 27 Ascanio Trombeti, composer on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)