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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Monday, 20 October 2014

Jan 10   On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

Jan 21   In the year 1542 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 in the year 1542.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.  

Feb 22   Santino Garsi, composer on this day in history.  

May 06   Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time in the year 1542.  

May 21   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R in the year 1542.  

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   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg in the year 1542.  

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

Aug 29   In the year 1542 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   On this day in history juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat  

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   Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1542 the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven  

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

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Feb 22   On this day in history 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   St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591) was born on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history birth of roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat  

Oct 04   In the year 1542 birth of robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621)  

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

Feb 01   Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 19   Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer died on this day in history.  

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