Historical Events Happened In 1542
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Jan 10 On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Jan 21 Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard in the year 1542.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1542 catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
Feb 22 Santino Garsi, composer in the year 1542.
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 In the year 1542 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
Jun 15 On this day in history richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
Jun 19 On this day in history 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 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
Jul 21 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
Aug 29 On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 On this day in history 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 in the year 1542.
Oct 04 In the year 1542 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 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies in the year 1542.
Nov 22 In the year 1542 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 In the year 1542 mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)
Dec 08 In the year 1542 the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven
Dec 14 In the year 1542 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30