Historical Events For 1440
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Jan 22 On this day in history ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
Feb 13 In the year 1440 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia in the year 1440.
Apr 09 On this day in history 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 in the year 1440.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 26 Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged on this day in history.
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.