Historical Events For 1440
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.
Feb 13 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark on this day in history.
Sep 13 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes in the year 1440.
Sep 21 In the year 1440 frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
Sep 30 In the year 1440 reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
Oct 26 On this day in history gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed