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Historical Events For 1540

Monday, 27 March 2017

Jan 06   King Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves in the year 1540.  

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 in the year 1540.  

Feb 09   The 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   The first recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester) in the year 1540.  

Feb 14   Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.  

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   Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife in the year 1540.  

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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   Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1540 venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

May 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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   Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister in the year 1540.  

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer in the year 1540.  

Jun 24   In the year 1540 henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves  

Jun 29   English ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   In the year 1540 adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  

Jul 11   In the year 1540 jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies  

Jul 21   John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies in the year 1540.  

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

Jul 28   In the year 1540 england's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard.  

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 in the year 1540.  

Aug 15   In the year 1540 arequipa, Peru, is founded.  

Aug 23   Guillaume Budé, French scholar in the year 1540.  

Aug 25   In the year 1540 explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River  

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges in the year 1540.  

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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   On this day in history birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)  

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

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born in the year 1540.  

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born in the year 1540.  

Aug 05   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born in the year 1540.  

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   In the year 1540 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 in the year 1540.  

May 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 in the year 1540.  

May 22   In the year 1540 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.  

Jul 21   In the year 1540 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies  

Jul 28   Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died in the year 1540.  

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