1545 in History – What happened in year 1545

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

In history, year 1545 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 1545.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1545 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
19 julyThe English warship Mary Rose sank just outside Portsmouth during the Battle of the Solent; it was not rediscovered until 1971.
13 decemberThe Council of Trent, an ecumenical council convoked by PopePaul III in response to the growth of Protestantism, opened in Trent,Bishopric of Trent (now in modern Italy).
22 MayThe death of Sher Shah Shuri, the founder of Sur dynasty, who built the country's longest road from Peshawar to Calcutta.


Famous birthdays in the year 1545:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AugustAndrew Melville / Scholar / Scotland
01 January Magnus Heinason / Army Officer / Denmark
02 March Thomas Bodley / Diplomat / United Kingdom
06 DecemberJanus Dousa / Historian / Netherlands
19 OctoberJohn Juvenal Ancina / Bishop / Italy
28 AprilYi Sun-sin / Commander / Korean
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