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Historical Events Happened In 1340

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 26   In the year 1340 english king Edward III proclaimed king of France  

Mar 31   Ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies in the year 1340.  

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   Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1340 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   Battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back in the year 1340.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1340

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 06   In the year 1340 birth of john of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (d. 1399)  

Jul 18   In the year 1340 birth of philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders  

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   Ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies in the year 1340.  

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)