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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Jan 10   Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente in the year 1542.  

Feb 13   Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded in the year 1542.  

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   Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time in the year 1542.  

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.  

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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   French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.  

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

Aug 02   French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain  

Aug 28   Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) in the year 1542.  

Aug 29   Cristovão 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 Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet in the year 1542.  

Sep 28   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay in the year 1542.  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven in the year 1542.  

Dec 14   James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 in the year 1542.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   Santino Garsi, composer was born in the year 1542.  

Jun 15   In the year 1542 birth of richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)  

Jun 24   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint was born in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591) was born in the year 1542.  

Jul 06   In the year 1542 birth of elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg  

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 in the year 1542.  

Feb 01   Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) died in the year 1542.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

May 21   In the year 1542 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R  

Jun 19   On this day in history death of leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer  

Aug 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded  

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