On This Day

1528 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 12 Gustav I of Sweden crowned King of Sweden, rules for 37 years and becomes known as the "father of the nation"

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Jan 22 England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
  • Feb 12 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Feb 24 János Szapolyai, disputed king of Hungary, and Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sign treaty

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Mar 5 Utrecht governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
  • Apr 15 Pánfilo the Narváez, Spanish conquistador arrives in Florida with 350 men to a hostile reception from native indians
  • Jun 30 Burgundian army occupies Utrecht
  • Sep 28 Spanish fleet sinks in Florida hurricane; about 380 die
  • Oct 20 Treaty of Gorinchem signed between Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Duke Charles of Guelders
  • Nov 6 Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes first known European to set foot in Texas

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 7 Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre and mother of French King Henry IV
  • Mar 1 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
  • Jun 21 Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress (1564-76), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1603)
  • Jul 7 Anna of Austria, Duchess of Bavaria, daughter of Ferdinand I (d. 1590)
  • Jul 8 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland
  • Oct 25 Seerp Galama, Dutch nobleman, soldier and politician, born in Koudum, Netherlands (d. 1581)
  • Nov 2 Peter Lotichius Secundus [Peter Lotz], Neo latin poet (Collected Works), born in Schlüchtern, Hesse, Germany (d. 1560)
  • Nov 12 Qi Jiguang, Chinese general, born in Luqiao

Deaths in History

  • Jan 28 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
  • Feb 14 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
  • Feb 29 Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at the stake in St Andrews at about 24
  • Apr 6 Albrecht Durer, German painter and graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56
  • Jul 30 Jacopo d'antonio Negreti Palma, Italian painter, dies at about 48
  • Aug 15 Odet de Foix, Vicomte de Lautrec, French military leader (b. 1485)
  • Aug 28 Pedro Navarro, Navarrese general and engineer (invented the land mine), dies (b. c. 1460)
  • Oct 5 Richard Foxe, English churchman
  • Nov 11 Lucas van Prague, Czech leader of Bohemian Brothers, dies at about 68
  • Nov 30 Great Wierd, Dutch Gelderland army commander, beheaded