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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Saturday, 28 February 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   Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 21   Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River in the year 1542.  

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

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

Jun 24   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1542 conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain  

Aug 28   In the year 1542 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)  

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

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

Sep 21   Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay  

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

Oct 15   On this day in history 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   Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America in the year 1542.  

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) in the year 1542.  

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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Famous Birthdays In 1542

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 in the year 1542.  

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   On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

Feb 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1542 death of cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

Sep 16   On this day in history death of diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded