Historical Events For 1544
Friday, 20 January 2017
Jan 19 On this day in history francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60)
Jan 30 Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland on this day in history.
Mar 11 Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia) in the year 1544.
Apr 14 Battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England
May 01 Turkish troops occupy Hungary on this day in history.
May 17 Scot earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII in the year 1544.
May 17 Scottish Earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII in the year 1544.
May 23 On this day in history german emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
May 24 William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) on this day in history.
May 29 Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history english troops attack The Canal
Jul 18 In the year 1544 rené van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25
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 Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France in the year 1544.
Aug 28 On this day in history alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
Sep 18 Charles V of Germany & Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy in the year 1544.
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 In the year 1544 ascanio Trombeti, composer
Dec 23 In the year 1544 anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)