What Happened In History Year 1534

Historical Events for the Year 1534

  • 3rd February » Irish people e.g Irish rebel Silken Thomas is executed by the order of Henry VIII of England called Henry VIII in London, England.
  • 20th April » Jacques Cartier begins the voyage during which he discovers Canada and Labrador.
  • 10th May » Jacques Cartier visits Newfoundland (island) called Newfoundland.
  • 9th June » Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the Saint Lawrence River.
  • 29th June » Jacques Cartier is the first Ethnic groups in Europe called European to reach Prince Edward Island.
  • 4th July » Election of Christian III called Christian III is elected King of Denmark and Norway in the town of Old Rye or Rye.
  • 7th July » European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence known as Gulf of St. Lawrence in New Brunswick.
  • 24th July » France called French Exploration named explorer Jacques Cartier plants a cross on the Gaspé Peninsula and takes possession of the territory in the name of Francis I of France.
  • 15th August » Ignatius of Loyola and six classmates take initial vows, leading to the creation of the Society of Jesus in September 1540.
  • 30th October » English Parliament passes Acts of Supremacy named Act of Supremacy, making Henry VIII of England or King Henry VIII head of the English church - a role formerly held by the Pope.
  • 6th December » The city of Quito in Ecuador is founded by Spanish settlers led by Sebastián de Belalcázar.

Famous Birthdays in 1534

  • 19th March » José de Anchieta, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1597)
  • 23rd June » Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (d. 1582)
  • 1st July » Frederick II of Denmark (d. 1588)

Famous Deaths in History for 1534

  • 5th March » Antonio da Correggio, Italian painter (b. 1489)
  • 20th April » Elizabeth Barton, English nun and martyr (b. 1506)
  • 9th August » Thomas Cajetan, Italian cardinal and philosopher (b. 1470)
  • 25th September » Pope Clement VII (b. 1478)

Historical events for the year 1534 by month