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Historical Events For 1540

Monday, 29 May 2017

Jan 06   On this day in history king Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves  

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1540.  

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

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

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 in the year 1540.  

Mar 04   On this day in history protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife  

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Mar 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1540 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  

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

Jun 10   Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister on this day in history.  

Jun 23   In the year 1540 johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1540.  

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

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

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   Guillaume Budé, French scholar on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born in the year 1540.  

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

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 in the year 1540.  

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

Aug 26   King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born in the year 1540.  

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 in the year 1540.  

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.  

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  

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

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