Historical Events In 1440
Saturday, 23 June 2018
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.
Feb 13 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 In the year 1440 the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark in the year 1440.
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 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 in the year 1440.
Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician in the year 1440.
Oct 26 In the year 1440 gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed in the year 1440.