On This Day

What Happened in July 1537

Historical Events

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
Diego de Almagro
Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro
  • Jul 30 Resistant of Bomy: French/Dutch cease fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 20 Arnaud d'Ossat, French diplomat and writer, born in Larroque-Magnoac, France (d. 1604)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 7 Madeleine of Valois, French princess who briefly became Queen of Scotland after marrying James V, dies only six months after the wedding at 16