Historical Events Happened In 1542
Friday, 29 May 2015
Jan 10 In the year 1542 gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Jan 21 Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard in the year 1542.
Feb 02 In the year 1542 portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
Feb 13 In the year 1542 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 In the year 1542 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 in the year 1542.
Jun 15 Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) in the year 1542.
Jun 19 In the year 1542 leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer
Jun 24 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint in the year 1542.
Jun 27 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain
Jul 06 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg in the year 1542.
Jul 12 In the year 1542 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 In the year 1542 french troops leave Flanders
Aug 23 Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code on this day in history.
Aug 24 Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain in the year 1542.
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 In the year 1542 diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
Sep 21 In the year 1542 juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet
Sep 28 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
Oct 04 On this day in history roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat
Oct 07 In the year 1542 explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast
Oct 14 On this day in history abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 15 In the year 1542 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 27 In the year 1542 abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies
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 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 In the year 1542 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30