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Events in History

  • Feb 9 Pope Paul III routes Cardinal Pole to England
  • Feb 19 Weavers of Leiden, Netherlands, strike
  • Mar 17 French troops invade Flanders

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jul 12 Battle of Albancay: Diego de Almagro defeated by army led by Alonso de Alvarado on behalf of Francisco Pizarro

Conquistador Diego de Almagro
Conquistador
Diego de Almagro
Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro
  • Jul 30 Resistant of Bomy: French/Dutch cease fire
  • Aug 15 Asunción, Paraguay, is founded.
  • Aug 25 The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.
  • Sep 2 King Christian III publishes "Ordinance on the Danish Church"
  • Sep 24 Uprising in Lubeck fails
  • Oct 4 The first complete English-language Bible (the Matthew Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.

Birthdays in History

  • May 20 Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)
  • Jul 20 Arnaud d'Ossat, French diplomat and writer (d. 1604)
  • Oct 12 Edward VI, Tudor, King of England (1547-53)
  • Oct 13 Jane Grey, Queen of England for 9 days
  • Dec 5 Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)
  • Dec 20 John III, King of Sweden (1568-92), born in Östergötland, Sweden (d. 1592)
  • Dec 21 Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 7 Alessandro de' Medici, Italian monarch of Florence, assassinated
  • Jan 12 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
  • Apr 8 Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies
  • Jul 7 Madeleine de Valois, queen of James V of Scotland (b. 1520)
  • Sep 4 Johann Dietenberger, German theologian (b. c. 1475)
  • Oct 24 Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies