Historical Events Happened In 1542
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Jan 10 On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Jan 21 On this day in history parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard
Feb 02 In the year 1542 portuguese under Christov√£o da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Ba√ßente.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1542 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 In the year 1542 francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.
May 21 Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1542 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
Jun 15 In the year 1542 richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
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 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain in the year 1542.
Jul 06 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg in the year 1542.
Jul 12 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders in the year 1542.
Jul 21 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on this day in history.
Aug 02 On this day in history french troops leave Flanders
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 Cristov√£o da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.
Sep 16 Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded in the year 1542.
Sep 21 Juan Bosc√°n Almog√°ver, Spanish poet in the year 1542.
Sep 28 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
Oct 04 In the year 1542 roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat
Oct 07 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast on this day in history.
Oct 14 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1542 spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
Nov 24 In the year 1542 battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James
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 In the year 1542 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30