On This Day

What Happened in July 1544

Historical Events

  • Jul 19 Italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne begins

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 18 RenĂ© van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25
  • Jul 21 RenĂ© of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle