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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 10   Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 in the year 1542.  

Jan 21   In the year 1542 parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard  

Feb 02   Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente in the year 1542.  

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 in the year 1542.  

Feb 22   On this day in history santino Garsi, composer  

May 06   Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time in the year 1542.  

May 21   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1542.  

Aug 24   In the year 1542 conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain  

Aug 28   Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 16   On this day in history diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded  

Sep 21   Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet in the year 1542.  

Sep 28   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat in the year 1542.  

Oct 07   Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast in the year 1542.  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) in the year 1542.  

Oct 15   Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) in the year 1542.  

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   Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) in the year 1542.  

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

Dec 14   James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1542

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Feb 22   In the year 1542 birth of santino Garsi, composer  

Jun 15   On this day in history birth of richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)  

Jun 24   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint was born in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591) was born on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history birth of roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat  

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   Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 died in the year 1542.  

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   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R on this day in history.  

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

Aug 24   On this day in history death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  

Aug 29   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) died on this day in history.  

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