1539 events in history

Jan 12 Treaty of Toledo signed by King Francis I of France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Jan 14 Spain annexes Cuba
Apr 19 Charles V and Protestants signs Treaty of Frankfurt
Apr 27 Re-founding of the city of Bogotá, New Granada (now Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and Sebastián de Belalcázar
May 30 In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal of finding gold
Jun 3 Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain
Jun 10 Council of Trent: Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war and the difficulty bishops had traveling to Venice
Oct 6 Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto and his army enter the Apalachee capital of Anhaica (present-day Tallahassee, Florida) by force