1544 in History – What happened in year 1544

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

In history, year 1544 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 1544.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1544 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
09 aprilItalian War of 1542–46-French and Spanish forces fought a massive pitched battle in the Piedmont region of Italy.
11 aprilItalian War of 1542–46 French and Spanish forces fought a massive pitched battle in the Piedmont region of Italy.


Famous birthdays in the year 1544:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
11 March Torquato Tasso / Poet / Italy
24 MayWilliam Gilbert / Physician / United Kingdom
27 SeptemberTakenaka Shigeharu / Samurai / Japan
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