On This Day

Historical Events in May 1541

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 6 King Henry VIII orders a bible in English be placed in every church in England

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

May 8 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto discovers the Mississippi River

Spanish Explorer and Conquistador Hernando de Soto
Spanish Explorer and Conquistador
Hernando de Soto