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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history santino Garsi, composer  

May 06   Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)  

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

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

Jun 27   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain in the year 1542.  

Jul 06   On this day in history elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg  

Jul 12   French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders in the year 1542.  

Jul 21   In the year 1542 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 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   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) in the year 1542.  

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

Sep 21   On this day in history juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet  

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   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) in the year 1542.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1542 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 in the year 1542.  

Dec 14   James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history birth of st. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591)  

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

Oct 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

Feb 01   In the year 1542 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   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   Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded died in the year 1542.  

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