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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Sunday, 01 February 2015

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

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

Jan 27   In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  

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

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

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

Feb 14   In the year 1540 emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels  

Feb 25   Francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1540 protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife  

Mar 19   Court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic" on this day in history.  

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   Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople in the year 1540.  

May 06   In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

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

Jun 03   Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 28   English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife in the year 1540.  

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

Aug 05   On this day in history joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

Aug 15   Arequipa, Peru, is founded in the year 1540.  

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

Aug 25   Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River in the year 1540.  

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   In the year 1540 birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

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

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

Jun 11   On this day in history birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)  

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

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   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   In the year 1540 death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)  

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 in the year 1540.  

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 28   On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed