Historical Events For 1440
Monday, 22 January 2018
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 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 in the year 1440.
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 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician on this day in history.
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