Historical Events For 1544
Friday, 09 December 2016
Jan 19 In the year 1544 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 On this day in history battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss
Apr 30 Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England in the year 1544.
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 Scottish Earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII on this day in history.
May 23 German emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark in the year 1544.
May 24 In the year 1544 william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)
May 29 Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 in the year 1544.
Jul 14 English troops attack The Canal in the year 1544.
Jul 18 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 in the year 1544.
Jul 19 Italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began in the year 1544.
Jul 21 René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle in the year 1544.
Aug 17 Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France in the year 1544.
Aug 28 Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
Sep 18 In the year 1544 charles V of Germany & Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy
Sep 30 On this day in history king Henry VIII draws his armies out of France
Nov 10 Antwerps painter John Matsys banished in the year 1544.
Nov 19 Pope Paul III opens council of Trente on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history ascanio Trombeti, composer
Dec 23 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) in the year 1544.