Historical Events In 1440
Sunday, 05 July 2020
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
Feb 21 The Prussian Confederation is formed on this day in history.
Feb 22 Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia on this day in history.
Apr 09 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
Sep 21 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 in the year 1440.
Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1440 gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.