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Historical Events Happened In 1542

Monday, 31 August 2015

Jan 10   In the year 1542 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   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 in the year 1542.  

Feb 22   In the year 1542 santino Garsi, composer  

May 06   Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time on this day in history.  

May 21   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R in the year 1542.  

May 21   On this day in history spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River  

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

Jun 19   In the year 1542 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1542.  

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   In the year 1542 rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code  

Aug 24   Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain in the year 1542.  

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

Aug 29   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 07   In the year 1542 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   In the year 1542 battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James  

Dec 07   In the year 1542 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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Feb 22   Santino Garsi, composer was born in the year 1542.  

Jun 15   Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) was born in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint was born in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history birth of elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg  

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

Oct 04   Robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621) was born in the year 1542.  

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   Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) died in the year 1542.  

Feb 13   Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded died in the year 1542.  

May 21   In the year 1542 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R  

Jun 19   Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer died in the year 1542.  

Aug 24   Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1542.  

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