On This Day

What Happened in July 1537

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

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