On This Day

What Happened in September 1538

Historical Events

  • Sep 21 Shrine of Saint Swithun in Winchester smashed up in the middle of the night as part of the English Reformation
  • Sep 28 Battle at Preveza: Ottoman fleet under Barbarossa beats Papal alliance off Northwestern Greece

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 14 Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg & Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies