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Historical Events Happened In 1540

Friday, 29 August 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   Venice/Turkey signs peace on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies  

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   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   Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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