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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Friday, 29 April 2016

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

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

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1540 the 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)  

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

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

Feb 25   In the year 1540 francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico  

Feb 25   In the year 1540 francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México  

Mar 04   Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic" in the year 1540.  

Apr 29   On this day in history emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended  

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   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  

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 in the year 1540.  

Jun 24   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves in the year 1540.  

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

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

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   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   English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed on this day in history.  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history arequipa, Peru, is founded.  

Aug 23   On this day in history guillaume Budé, French scholar  

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   On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

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

Jun 11   In the year 1540 birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   In the year 1540 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

Aug 26   In the year 1540 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  

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

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

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