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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Jan 10   In the year 1542 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1542 santino Garsi, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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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   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 in the year 1542.  

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   Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain in the year 1542.  

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

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

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   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay on this day in history.  

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

Oct 07   In the year 1542 explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast  

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

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

Nov 24   Battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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

Jun 15   Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) was born on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   Robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

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   Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 died in the year 1542.  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1542 death of catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

May 21   On this day in history hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R  

Jun 19   In the year 1542 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 in the year 1542.  

Sep 16   Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded died on this day in history.  

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