On This Day

What Happened in February 1539

Historical Events

  • Feb 1 Emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty
  • Feb 15 Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
  • Feb 19 Jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 27 Franciscus Raphelengius, Dutch book publisher

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 13 Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (b. 1474)