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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Saturday, 28 May 2016

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 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   Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history santino Garsi, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1542 juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint  

Jun 27   In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain  

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

Jul 12   French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 29   On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

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

Sep 21   Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet in the year 1542.  

Sep 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1542 abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)  

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   On this day in history spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America  

Nov 24   Battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James in the year 1542.  

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 in the year 1542.  

Dec 14   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621) was born in the year 1542.  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) was born in the year 1542.  

Famous Deaths In 1542

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1542 death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

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

Feb 13   Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) died on this day in history.  

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

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