Historical Events Happened In 1440
Thursday, 05 May 2016
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 On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 On this day in history ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 In the year 1440 christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
Sep 13 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes on this day in history.
Sep 21 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician in the year 1440.
Oct 26 Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged in the year 1440.
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed in the year 1440.