Historical Events Happened In 1542
Thursday, 27 October 2016
Jan 10 Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 in the year 1542.
Jan 21 On this day in history parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard
Feb 02 Portuguese under ChristovĂŁo da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of BaĂ§ente in the year 1542.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
Feb 22 Santino Garsi, composer in the year 1542.
May 06 Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
May 21 In the year 1542 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
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 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain
Jul 06 In the year 1542 elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg
Jul 12 In the year 1542 french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
Jul 21 In the year 1542 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
Aug 02 French troops leave Flanders in the year 1542.
Aug 23 Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code in the year 1542.
Aug 24 Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1542 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
Aug 29 CristovĂŁo da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.
Sep 16 Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded on this day in history.
Sep 21 Juan BoscĂˇn AlmogĂˇver, Spanish poet on this day in history.
Sep 28 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat
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) in the year 1542.
Oct 15 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies in the year 1542.
Nov 22 In the year 1542 spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
Nov 24 Battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James in the year 1542.
Dec 07 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1542 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.