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Thursday, 22 February 2018

Jan 06   King Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   On this day in history edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 02   George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 09   In the year 1540 the 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 14   Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 25   In the year 1540 francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Mar 19   Court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic" in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 29   In the year 1540 emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   On this day in history venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 06   In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 03   Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 10   Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 24   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 29   In the year 1540 english ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 09   England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 11   On this day in history adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 23   Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   On this day in history england's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   In the year 1540 english King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   In the year 1540 thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 15   Arequipa, Peru, is founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 23   On this day in history guillaume Budé, French scholar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 03   On this day in history birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 11   Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 11   In the year 1540 birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 26   In the year 1540 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 02   In the year 1540 death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died in the year 1540.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Jul 28   In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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