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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Saturday, 01 November 2014

Sep 27   Pope Paul III recognizes Society of Jesus/Order of the Jesuits on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola on this day in history.  

Oct 02   In the year 1540 venice/Turkey signs peace  

Oct 04   Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) 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   Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born in the year 1540.  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1540 death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died in the year 1540.  

May 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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