Historical Events In 1538
Friday, 31 March 2023
Jan 27 In the year 1538 states of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy
Feb 12 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1538 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65
Feb 24 King Ferdinand of Austria & King János Zápolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein in the year 1538.
Feb 24 King Ferdinand of Austria & King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein in the year 1538.
Feb 26 Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies in the year 1538.
Mar 10 Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572) in the year 1538.
Mar 21 Hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union on this day in history.
Apr 24 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer in the year 1538.
Apr 26 Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) in the year 1538.
May 08 On this day in history edward Fox, English bishop
May 26 In the year 1538 genève throws out Calvijn
May 26 In the year 1538 geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years.
Jun 10 Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg in the year 1538.
Jun 18 Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I on this day in history.
Jun 30 Charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70 in the year 1538.
Jul 08 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on this day in history.
Jul 15 Peace talks between Karel & King Francois I on this day in history.
Jul 25 The City of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil in the year 1538.
Aug 06 Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada in the year 1538.
Aug 20 Aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake in the year 1538.
Sep 14 In the year 1538 henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies
Sep 28 Battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish in the year 1538.
Oct 28 The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established on this day in history.
Dec 10 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1538 king Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants
Dec 17 In the year 1538 pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII