On This Day

What Happened in July 1538

Historical Events

  • Jul 15 Peace talks between Charles I and King Francois I
  • Jul 25 The City of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil

Famous Deaths

ExecutionDiego de Almagro

Jul 8 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador of Chile and Peru, executed at Las Salinas at about 63