1537 in History – What happened in year 1537

✅ Published on March 22nd, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1537 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1537.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1537 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
25 augustThe Honourable Artillery Company, currently the oldestsurviving regiment in the British Army, was formed by Royal Charter fromKing Henry VIII.
14 FebruarySultan Bahadur Shah of Gujarat died due to drowning while escaping from the Portuguese.


Famous birthdays in the year 1537:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 DecemberAshikaga Yoshiaki / Shogun / Japan
09 AugustFrancesco Barozzi / Mathematician / Italy
17 March Toyotomi Hideyoshi / Daimyo / Japan
18 MayGuido Luca Ferrero / Cardinal / Roman Republic
20 JulyArnaud d'Ossat / Cardinal / France
20 MayHieronymus Fabricius / Anatomist / Italy
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