On This Day

What Happened in April 1538

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 9 Danish king Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union

King of Denmark and Norway Christian III
King of Denmark and Norway
Christian III

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 24 Gugliemo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat (1550-87), born in Mantua, Italy (d. 1587)
  • Apr 26 Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter and poet (Trattato), born in Milan (d. 1600)