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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Monday, 01 September 2014

Jan 06   On this day in history king Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves  

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  

Feb 02   George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history the 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)  

Feb 09   The first recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester) on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels  

Feb 25   On this day in history francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico  

Feb 25   Francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife  

Mar 19   Court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic" on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

May 04   On this day in history venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

May 06   On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so  

Jun 10   On this day in history thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister  

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves  

Jun 29   On this day in history english ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic  

Jul 09   On this day in history england's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled  

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies  

Jul 21   On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies  

Jul 23   On this day in history turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary  

Jul 28   England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history english King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife  

Jul 28   On this day in history thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  

Aug 05   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Arequipa, Peru, is founded on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Guillaume Budé, French scholar on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born on this day in history.  

Aug 05   On this day in history birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

Aug 26   King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  

Feb 02   On this day in history death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

May 22   On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

Jul 11   On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies  

Jul 21   On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies  

Jul 28   On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed