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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Jan 10   Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.  

May 21   On this day in history 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   Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history french troops leave Flanders  

Aug 23   Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James  

Dec 07   On this day in history mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)  

Dec 08   On this day in history the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven  

Dec 14   On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of santino Garsi, composer  

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

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

Feb 13   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.