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Historical Events In 1538

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Jan 27   States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy in the year 1538.  

Feb 12   Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 in the year 1538.  

Feb 16   Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1538 king Ferdinand of Austria & King János Zápolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein  

Feb 24   On this day in history king Ferdinand of Austria & King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein  

Feb 26   In the year 1538 worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies  

Mar 10   On this day in history thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572)  

Mar 21   In the year 1538 hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79  

Apr 09   In the year 1538 danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union  

Apr 24   In the year 1538 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

Apr 26   On this day in history giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

May 08   On this day in history edward Fox, English bishop  

May 26   Genève throws out Calvijn on this day in history.  

May 26   Geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1538 treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I  

Jun 30   In the year 1538 charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70  

Jul 08   Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Peace talks between Karel & King Francois I in the year 1538.  

Jul 25   The City of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil in the year 1538.  

Aug 06   Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake  

Sep 14   In the year 1538 henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies  

Sep 28   In the year 1538 battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish  

Oct 28   The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established in the year 1538.  

Dec 10   Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants in the year 1538.  

Dec 17   On this day in history pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII  

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Famous Birthdays In 1538

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 10   Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (d. 1574) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (d. 1599)  

Mar 10   Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572) was born in the year 1538.  

Apr 24   In the year 1538 birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

Apr 26   In the year 1538 birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

Oct 02   Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal (d. 1584) was born in the year 1538.  

Oct 31   Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607) was born on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1538

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 12   On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57  

Feb 16   Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1538 hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79  

May 08   Edward Fox, English bishop died in the year 1538.  

May 22   On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

Jun 30   On this day in history charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70  

Jul 08   In the year 1538 diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63  

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