Historical Events Happened In 1440
Sunday, 23 November 2014
Jan 22 On this day in history ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
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 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 In the year 1440 frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician in the year 1440.
Oct 26 On this day in history gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.