Historical Events For 1340
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Jan 26 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France in the year 1340.
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 Rotterdam Netherlands founded in the year 1340.
Jun 24 In the year 1340 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 Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies on this day in history.
Oct 30 Battle of Rio Salado on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1340 battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back
Nov 30 John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector in the year 1340.