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Historical Events In 1544

Friday, 01 July 2022

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

Jan 30   In the year 1544 adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland  

Mar 11   In the year 1544 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   In the year 1544 thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England  

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   Scottish Earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII in the year 1544.  

May 23   German emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark in the year 1544.  

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   In the year 1544 english troops attack The Canal  

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

Jul 19   Italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began on this day in history.  

Jul 21   René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1544 imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France  

Aug 28   Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Charles V of Germany & Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy in the year 1544.  

Sep 30   King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France in the year 1544.  

Nov 10   In the year 1544 antwerps painter John Matsys banished  

Nov 19   On this day in history pope Paul III opens council of Trente  

Nov 27   Ascanio Trombeti, composer in the year 1544.  

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

Famous Birthdays In 1544

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60)  

Mar 11   Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia) was born in the year 1544.  

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   On this day in history birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

Famous Deaths In 1544

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 22   In the year 1544 death of johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden (b. 1488)  

Apr 30   On this day in history death of thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England  

May 29   Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1489) died in the year 1544.  

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

Jul 21   René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle died in the year 1544.  

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

Nov 15   King Jungjong of Joseon (b. 1506) died on this day in history.  

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