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Historical Events Happened In 1340

Sunday, 25 January 2015

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   Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed in the year 1340.  

Jul 18   On this day in history philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders  

Sep 25   On this day in history england & France sign disarmament treaty  

Oct 18   In the year 1340 henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies  

Oct 30   Battle of Rio Salado on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1340

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of john of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (d. 1399)  

Jul 18   Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders was born on this day in history.  

Nov 30   John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1340

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 31   In the year 1340 ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies  

Jun 01   Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies on this day in history.  

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

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