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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 10   On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

Jan 21   Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

Feb 13   Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history santino Garsi, composer  

May 06   On this day in history francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.  

May 21   On this day in history hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R  

May 21   Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint  

Jun 27   On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain  

Jul 06   On this day in history elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg  

Jul 12   On this day in history french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders  

Jul 21   On this day in history pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)  

Aug 02   French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain  

Aug 28   On this day in history turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)  

Aug 29   On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

Sep 16   Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet  

Sep 28   On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

Oct 27   On this day in history abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies  

Nov 22   On this day in history spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America  

Nov 24   On this day in history battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James  

Dec 07   On this day in history mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)  

Dec 08   The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of santino Garsi, composer  

Jun 15   Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint was born on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history birth of st. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591)  

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg was born on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history birth of robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621)  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1542

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

May 21   On this day in history hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R  

Jun 19   Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer died on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history death of cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

Sep 16   Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded died on this day in history.