On This Day

What Happened in August 1534

Historical Events

  • Aug 15 Ignatius of Loyola co-founds the Society of Jesus (Jesuit) religious order at Sanit Densi Church in Montmartre, France
  • Aug 20 Turkish admiral Chaireddin "Barbarossa" occupies Tunis

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 9 Cardinal Cajetan, Italian theologian (b. 1470)