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Historical Events Happened In 1340

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Jan 26   On this day in history english king Edward III proclaimed king of France  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history england & France sign disarmament treaty  

Oct 18   On this day in history henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies  

Oct 30   On this day in history 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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1340

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 06   John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (d. 1399) was born in the year 1340.  

Jul 18   Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders was born in the year 1340.  

Nov 30   John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector was born in the year 1340.  

Famous Deaths In 1340

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 31   On this day in history ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies  

Jun 01   On this day in history jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies  

Oct 18   Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies in the year 1340.  

Dec 04   In the year 1340 death of henry Burghersh, English bishop and chancellor (b. 1292)  

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