Historical Events Happened In 1542
Saturday, 30 July 2016
Jan 10 In the year 1542 gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Jan 21 In the year 1542 parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard
Feb 02 Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente on this day in history.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded in the year 1542.
Feb 13 In the year 1542 catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
Feb 22 In the year 1542 santino Garsi, composer
May 06 Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time in the year 1542.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1542 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 In the year 1542 elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg
Jul 12 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders in the year 1542.
Jul 21 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) in the year 1542.
Aug 02 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
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 in the year 1542.
Aug 28 In the year 1542 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
Aug 29 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.
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 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat
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) in the year 1542.
Oct 15 In the year 1542 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 27 In the year 1542 abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies
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 In the year 1542 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 in the year 1542.
Dec 14 On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30