Mar 09 In the year 1440 death of st Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384)
Sep 21 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician died on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1440 death of gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed died in the year 1440.