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Historical Events Happened In 1440

Sunday, 21 December 2014

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   On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.  

Feb 22   In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia  

Apr 09   On this day in history christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.  

Sep 13   On this day in history gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.  

Sep 21   In the year 1440 frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68  

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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Famous Birthdays In 1440

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 22   Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania was born on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian was born on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1440 birth of ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia  

Famous Deaths In 1440

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 09   St Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384) died on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1440 frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68  

Sep 30   In the year 1440 death of reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician  

Oct 26   In the year 1440 death of gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged  

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