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Historical Events In 1541

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jan 06   Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24)  

Feb 24   Santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1541 santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia (or 2/12)  

Mar 18   Hernan de Soto observes 1st recorded flood in America (Mississippi R) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1541 ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-General of the Jesuits  

Apr 04   Ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits in the year 1541.  

Apr 07   Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour  

May 08   Hernando de Soto discovers Mississippi River on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1541 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River in what will later be part of the southeastern United States  

May 27   Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history duke Willem van Gulik of Gelre marries Jeanne d'Albret  

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   In the year 1541 francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima  

Jul 04   Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56 in the year 1541.  

Jul 09   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 in the year 1541.  

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   On this day in history french explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada.  

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   Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary in the year 1541.  

Aug 29   On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.  

Sep 11   Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, lead by Michimalonko in the year 1541.  

Sep 23   Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist, dies at 47 in the year 1541.  

Oct 31   In the year 1541 hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer  

Oct 31   Michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in 16th Chapel on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 1541 menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist  

Nov 09   In the year 1541 queen Catharine Howard confined in London Tower  

Dec 24   Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu in the year 1541.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1541

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 26   In the year 1541 birth of florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)  

Mar 25   In the year 1541 birth of francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587)  

Apr 08   In the year 1541 birth of michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)  

Oct 31   Hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1541

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1541 bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52  

May 27   On this day in history death of margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded  

Jun 26   In the year 1541 death of francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima  

Jul 04   Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56 in the year 1541.  

Jul 26   In the year 1541 death of francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima  

Aug 01   On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

Sep 23   Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland (b. 1489) died in the year 1541.  

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