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Historical Events In 1340

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Jan 26   English king Edward III proclaimed king of France in the year 1340.  

Mar 31   In the year 1340 ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies  

Apr 01   Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies  

Jun 07   Rotterdam Netherlands founded in the year 1340.  

Jun 24   Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed in the year 1340.  

Jul 18   Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders on this day in history.  

Sep 25   England & France sign disarmament treaty in the year 1340.  

Oct 18   On this day in history henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies  

Oct 30   In the year 1340 battle of Rio Salado.  

Nov 28   Battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back in the year 1340.  

Nov 30   In the year 1340 john duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector  

Famous Birthdays In 1340

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 06   John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (d. 1399) was born in the year 1340.  

Jul 18   Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders was born in the year 1340.  

Nov 30   John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1340

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 31   Ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1340 jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies  

Oct 18   In the year 1340 henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies  

Dec 04   In the year 1340 death of henry Burghersh, English bishop and chancellor (b. 1292)  

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