Historical Events In 1544
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Jan 19 Francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60) in the year 1544.
Jan 30 Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1544 torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)
Apr 14 Battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss in the year 1544.
Apr 30 Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England in the year 1544.
May 01 Turkish troops occupy Hungary on this day in history.
May 17 Scot earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII in the year 1544.
May 17 Scottish Earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII on this day in history.
May 23 German emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark in the year 1544.
May 24 In the year 1544 william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)
May 29 On this day in history jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68
Jul 14 English troops attack The Canal on this day in history.
Jul 18 On this day in history rené van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25
Jul 19 In the year 1544 italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began.
Jul 21 René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle in the year 1544.
Aug 17 On this day in history imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France
Aug 28 In the year 1544 alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
Sep 18 On this day in history charles V of Germany & Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy
Sep 30 King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France in the year 1544.
Nov 10 In the year 1544 antwerps painter John Matsys banished
Nov 19 On this day in history pope Paul III opens council of Trente
Nov 27 In the year 1544 ascanio Trombeti, composer
Dec 23 In the year 1544 anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)