Historical Events Happened In 1440
Sunday, 07 February 2016
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 The Prussian Confederation is formed in the year 1440.
Feb 22 On this day in history ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 On this day in history christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
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 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 on this day in history.