Historical Events For 1340
Friday, 28 April 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 on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1340 jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies
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 on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies
Oct 30 In the year 1340 battle of Rio Salado.
Nov 28 On this day in history battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back
Nov 30 In the year 1340 john duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector