On This Day

Historical Events in 1537

  • Feb 9 Pope Paul III routes Cardinal Pole to England
  • Mar 17 French troops invade Flanders

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jul 12 Battle of Albancay: Diego de Almagro defeated by army led by Alonso de Alvarado on behalf of Francisco Pizarro

Conquistador Diego de Almagro
Diego de Almagro
Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro
  • Jul 30 Resistant of Bomy: French/Dutch cease fire
  • Aug 15 AsunciĆ³n, Paraguay, is founded.
  • Aug 25 The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Sep 2 King Christian III publishes "Ordinance on the Danish Church"

King of Denmark and Norway Christian III
King of Denmark and Norway
Christian III
  • Sep 24 Uprising in Lubeck fails
  • Oct 4 The 1st complete English-language Bible, the "Matthew Bible" is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale