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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) in the year 1540.  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1540 court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic"  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1540 thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister  

Jun 23   In the year 1540 johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

Jun 24   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 23   Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary on this day in history.  

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

Jul 28   English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife on this day in history.  

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

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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   On this day in history birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

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

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

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   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.  

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

May 22   In the year 1540 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.