Historical Events In 1541
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Jan 06 Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
Feb 12 Santiago, Chile founded (or Feb 24) on this day in history.
Feb 24 Santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1541 santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia (or 2/12)
Mar 18 Hernan de Soto observes 1st recorded flood in America (Mississippi R) on this day in history.
Mar 18 Hernan de Soto observes first recorded flood in America (Mississippi River) on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1541 ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits
Apr 04 On this day in history ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-General of the Jesuits
Apr 04 Ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits on this day in history.
Apr 07 Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies in the year 1541.
Apr 25 In the year 1541 -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour
May 08 In the year 1541 hernando de Soto discovers Mississippi River
May 08 On this day in history spanish explorer Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River in what will later be part of the southeastern United States
May 27 On this day in history margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
Jun 14 In the year 1541 duke Willem van Gulik of Gelre marries Jeanne d'Albret
Jun 18 Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1541 francisco Pizarro is assassinated in Lima by the son of his former companion and later antagonist, Diego Almagro the younger. Almagro is later caught and executed.
Jun 26 In the year 1541 francisco Pizarro, Spanish conqueror of Peru, assassinated in Lima
Jul 04 In the year 1541 pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56
Jul 09 In the year 1541 estevĂŁo da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother ChristovĂŁo da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire.
Jul 26 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish explorer, murdered in Lima on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history a Portuguese ship drifts ashore in the ancient Japanese province of Higo (modern day Kumamoto Prefecture). (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1541)
Aug 23 On this day in history french explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada.
Aug 23 On this day in history jacques Cartier 1491-1557 arrives at Iroquois village of Stadacona on his third trip to Canada; starts to build Charlesbourg-Royale at western tip of Cape Diamond; first French fort in Canada; first French settlement in America.
Aug 26 Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda/annexes Hungary on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
Sep 11 Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, lead by Michimalonko on this day in history.
Sep 23 Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist, dies at 47 in the year 1541.
Oct 31 On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer
Oct 31 In the year 1541 michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in 16th Chapel
Nov 09 In the year 1541 menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist
Nov 09 Queen Catharine Howard confined in London Tower in the year 1541.
Dec 24 Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.
Dec 29 Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu in the year 1541.