Historical Events In 1440
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian in the year 1440.
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 In the year 1440 christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
Sep 13 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes 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 reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
Oct 26 Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged on this day in history.
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed in the year 1440.