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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Saturday, 13 February 2016

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

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 in the year 1540.  

Feb 25   In the year 1540 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1540.  

May 04   Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.  

May 04   Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1540 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   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 1540 english ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic  

Jul 09   In the year 1540 england's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled  

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

Jul 23   Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary in the year 1540.  

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

Jul 28   In the year 1540 english King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife  

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

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

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

Aug 29   On this day in history emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges  

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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 in the year 1540.  

Jan 28   Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born in the year 1540.  

Jun 03   In the year 1540 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 26   On this day in history birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  

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   In the year 1540 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   In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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