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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  

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

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

Jun 24   In the year 1542 birth of juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint  

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

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg was born in the year 1542.  

Oct 04   In the year 1542 birth of roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat  

Oct 04   Robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1542 death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

Feb 13   Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded died on this day in history.  

May 21   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R in the year 1542.  

Jun 19   In the year 1542 death of leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer  

Aug 24   Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died in the year 1542.  

Aug 29   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) died in the year 1542.  

Sep 16   In the year 1542 death of diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded