Historical Events Happened In 1440
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Jan 22 In the year 1440 ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
Feb 21 The Prussian Confederation is formed in the year 1440.
Feb 22 On this day in history 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 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician in the year 1440.
Oct 26 In the year 1440 gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.