Historical Events Happened In 1542
Saturday, 28 May 2016
Jan 10 On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Jan 21 On this day in history parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard
Feb 02 In the year 1542 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 on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history santino Garsi, composer
May 06 In the year 1542 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 On this day in history spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
Jun 15 In the year 1542 richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
Jun 19 In the year 1542 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 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain
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 In the year 1542 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
Aug 02 In the year 1542 french troops leave Flanders
Aug 23 Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code in the year 1542.
Aug 24 On this day in history conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain
Aug 28 In the year 1542 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
Aug 29 On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 In the year 1542 diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
Sep 21 Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet in the year 1542.
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 In the year 1542 abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 15 In the year 1542 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 On this day in history 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 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) in the year 1542.
Dec 08 The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven in the year 1542.
Dec 14 On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30