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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Thursday, 05 May 2016

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

Jan 21   Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1542.  

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   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R on this day in history.  

May 21   Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River in the year 1542.  

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

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 in the year 1542.  

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   In the year 1542 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   On this day in history french troops leave Flanders  

Aug 23   On this day in history rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code  

Aug 24   In the year 1542 conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain  

Aug 28   Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) in the year 1542.  

Aug 29   In the year 1542 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   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   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1542 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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Famous Birthdays In 1542

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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   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1542.  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat was born in the year 1542.  

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

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

Feb 01   In the year 1542 death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

May 21   In the year 1542 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   Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died in the year 1542.  

Aug 29   In the year 1542 death of cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

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

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