Historical Events For 1540
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
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 in the year 1540.
Oct 02 Venice/Turkey signs peace in the year 1540.
Oct 04 In the year 1540 helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies
Oct 11 In the year 1540 emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan
Dec 31 Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) on this day in history.