Historical Events for Year 1538
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Jan 27th - States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy
Feb 24th - Treaty of Nagyvarad/Peace of Grosswardein signed between Ferdinand I of Austria and John Zápolya of Hungary.
Apr 9th - Danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union
May 26th - Geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years.
Jun 10th - Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neuremberg
Jun 18th - Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
Jul 15th - Peace talks between Karel & King Francois I
Jul 25th - 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 6th - Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada.
Sep 28th - Battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish
Oct 28th - The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established on Hispaniola
Dec 16th - King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants
King of England Henry VIII Dec 17th - Pope Paul II excommunicates King Henry VIII of England
Dec 17th - Pope Paul III excommunicates England's King Henry VIII