Historical Events For 1340
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Jan 26 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France in the year 1340.
Mar 31 Ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies in the year 1340.
Apr 01 Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark in the year 1340.
Jun 01 Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies in the year 1340.
Jun 07 Rotterdam Netherlands founded in the year 1340.
Jun 24 On this day in history battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed
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 On this day in history henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies
Oct 30 Battle of Rio Salado in the year 1340.
Nov 28 In the year 1340 battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back
Nov 30 On this day in history john duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector