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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Friday, 30 January 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   On this day in history portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.  

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   On this day in history santino Garsi, composer  

May 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1542.  

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) in the year 1542.  

Jun 19   Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   In the year 1542 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   In the year 1542 elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg  

Jul 12   On this day in history french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders  

Jul 21   Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) in the year 1542.  

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   Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) in the year 1542.  

Aug 29   In the year 1542 cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

Sep 16   Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded in the year 1542.  

Sep 21   In the year 1542 juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet  

Sep 28   On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1542 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

Oct 27   Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1542

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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   On this day in history birth of juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint  

Jun 24   In the year 1542 birth of st. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591)  

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg was born on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history birth of robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621)  

Oct 14   In the year 1542 birth of abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)  

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   Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) died on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1542 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 in the year 1542.  

Aug 24   In the year 1542 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.