Historical Events In 1538
Monday, 17 February 2020
Jan 27 On this day in history 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 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 King Ferdinand of Austria & King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1538 worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies
Mar 10 Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572) on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history 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 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer in the year 1538.
Apr 26 On this day in history giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)
May 08 In the year 1538 edward Fox, English bishop
May 26 Genève throws out Calvijn in the year 1538.
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 Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg on this day in history.
Jun 18 On this day in history treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
Jun 30 On this day in history charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70
Jul 08 In the year 1538 diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63
Jul 15 In the year 1538 peace talks between Karel & King Francois I
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 on this day in history.
Aug 06 BogotĂˇ, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo JimĂ©nez de Quesada in the year 1538.
Aug 20 Aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake in the year 1538.
Sep 14 Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1538 battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish
Oct 28 In the year 1538 the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo TomĂˇs de Aquino, is established.
Dec 10 In the year 1538 giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
Dec 16 On this day in history king Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants
Dec 17 On this day in history pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII