Historical Events For 1340
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Jan 26 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1340 ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies
Apr 01 On this day in history niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark.
Jun 01 Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies on this day in history.
Jun 07 On this day in history rotterdam Netherlands founded
Jun 24 Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed in the year 1340.
Jul 18 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders in the year 1340.
Sep 25 England & France sign disarmament treaty in the year 1340.
Oct 18 Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies in the year 1340.
Oct 30 Battle of Rio Salado in the year 1340.
Nov 28 Battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back in the year 1340.
Nov 30 John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector on this day in history.