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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Friday, 27 May 2016

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

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 14   Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic"  

Apr 29   Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on this day in history.  

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

May 04   In the year 1540 venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

May 06   On this day in history 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.  

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   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves in the year 1540.  

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

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   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   On this day in history turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary  

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

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

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   Arequipa, Peru, is founded in the year 1540.  

Aug 23   In the year 1540 guillaume Budé, French scholar  

Aug 25   On this day in history explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River  

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges in the year 1540.  

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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 in the year 1540.  

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

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

Jun 23   In the year 1540 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1540.  

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1540 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   In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  

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