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Historical Events Happened In 1440

Saturday, 27 August 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1440 the Prussian Confederation is formed.  

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   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   Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician  

Oct 26   On this day in history gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged  

Dec 22   On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed  

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Jan 22   Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania was born in the year 1440.  

Feb 13   Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian was born in the year 1440.  

Feb 22   Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia was born on this day in history.  

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Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 09   On this day in history death of st Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384)  

Sep 21   Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 in the year 1440.  

Sep 30   On this day in history death of reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician  

Oct 26   Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged died in the year 1440.  

Dec 22   Bluebeard, pirate, executed died on this day in history.  

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