Historical Events Happened In 1542
Saturday, 25 October 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 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 In the year 1542 catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
Feb 13 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.
Feb 22 Santino Garsi, composer in the year 1542.
May 06 In the year 1542 francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.
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 in the year 1542.
Jun 15 In the year 1542 richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
Jun 19 Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer in the year 1542.
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 In the year 1542 elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg
Jul 12 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1542 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
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 Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain on this day in history.
Aug 28 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) in the year 1542.
Aug 29 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) in the year 1542.
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 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
Oct 04 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat in the year 1542.
Oct 07 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast in the year 1542.
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) in the year 1542.
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies in the year 1542.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 14 In the year 1542 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30