Historical Events In 1538
Friday, 15 January 2021
Jan 27 States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy on this day in history.
Feb 12 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 in the year 1538.
Feb 16 Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 in the year 1538.
Feb 24 King Ferdinand of Austria & King János Zápolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein in the year 1538.
Feb 24 On this day in history king Ferdinand of Austria & King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein
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) on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1538 hugo, earl of Leisnig, governor of Frisia, dies at about 79
Apr 09 On this day in history danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union
Apr 24 On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
Apr 26 Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history edward Fox, English bishop
May 26 In the year 1538 genève throws out Calvijn
May 26 Geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1538 catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg
Jun 18 In the year 1538 treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
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 in the year 1538.
Jul 15 Peace talks between Karel & King Francois I on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1538 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.
Aug 06 Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada in the year 1538.
Aug 20 On this day in history aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake
Sep 14 Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies in the year 1538.
Sep 28 In the year 1538 battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish
Oct 28 The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established in the year 1538.
Dec 10 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) on this day in history.
Dec 16 King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants on this day in history.
Dec 17 On this day in history pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII