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)