Mar 31 In the year 1340 ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies
Jun 01 Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies in the year 1340.
Oct 18 In the year 1340 henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies
Dec 04 On this day in history death of henry Burghersh, English bishop and chancellor (b. 1292)