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Historical Events In 1544

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jan 19   Francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60) on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland in the year 1544.  

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   Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England in the year 1544.  

May 01   On this day in history turkish troops occupy Hungary  

May 17   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1544.  

May 29   In the year 1544 jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68  

Jul 14   English troops attack The Canal on this day in history.  

Jul 18   René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began in the year 1544.  

Jul 21   On this day in history rené of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle  

Aug 17   Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 in the year 1544.  

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   In the year 1544 antwerps painter John Matsys banished  

Nov 19   Pope Paul III opens council of Trente in the year 1544.  

Nov 27   Ascanio Trombeti, composer in the year 1544.  

Dec 23   In the year 1544 anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1544

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 19   Francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60) was born in the year 1544.  

Mar 11   Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia) was born on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

Nov 27   On this day in history birth of ascanio Trombeti, composer  

Dec 23   Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1544

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 22   Johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden (b. 1488) died in the year 1544.  

Apr 30   Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England died on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1544 jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68  

Jun 14   In the year 1544 death of antoine, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1489)  

Jul 18   René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 in the year 1544.  

Jul 21   On this day in history death of rené of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle  

Aug 28   Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 in the year 1544.  

Nov 15   King Jungjong of Joseon (b. 1506) died in the year 1544.  

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