Historical Events In 1544
Sunday, 09 August 2020
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 On this day in history torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)
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 In the year 1544 turkish troops occupy Hungary
May 17 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 14 English troops attack The Canal in the year 1544.
Jul 18 In the year 1544 rené van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25
Jul 19 On this day in history italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began.
Jul 21 René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France
Aug 28 Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 in the year 1544.
Sep 18 Charles V of Germany & Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy in the year 1544.
Sep 30 In the year 1544 king Henry VIII draws his armies out of France
Nov 10 Antwerps painter John Matsys banished on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history pope Paul III opens council of Trente
Nov 27 Ascanio Trombeti, composer on this day in history.
Dec 23 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) in the year 1544.