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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Monday, 30 March 2015

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

Jan 25   In the year 1540 edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen in the year 1540.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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  

Mar 19   In the year 1540 court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic"  

Apr 29   In the year 1540 emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended  

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

May 04   Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople in the year 1540.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so in the year 1540.  

Jun 10   In the year 1540 thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister  

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves  

Jun 29   English ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic in the year 1540.  

Jul 09   England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 21   John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 15   In the year 1540 arequipa, Peru, is founded.  

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 People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

Jun 03   On this day in history birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)  

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   In the year 1540 birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  

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

Aug 26   King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Mar 30   On this day in history death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)  

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  

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

Jul 21   In the year 1540 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