Historical Events For 1440
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania on this day in history.
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian in the year 1440.
Feb 21 The Prussian Confederation is formed in the year 1440.
Feb 22 In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark in the year 1440.
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 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 in the year 1440.
Sep 30 In the year 1440 reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
Oct 26 In the year 1440 gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 In the year 1440 bluebeard, pirate, executed