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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)  

Aug 02   French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.  

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   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   Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1542

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   St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg was born on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

Feb 13   Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded died on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history death of diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded