Historical Events For 1440
Saturday, 03 December 2016
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
Feb 21 The Prussian Confederation is formed on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 On this day in history christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
Sep 13 In the year 1440 gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
Sep 21 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 in the year 1440.
Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician on this day in history.
Oct 26 Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1440 bluebeard, pirate, executed